Sunday, February 03, 2013

Strong Solar Radio Burst

Source - Space Weather News for Feb. 3, 2003:

SOLAR RADIO BURST: Solar activity has been low for weeks.  However, there was a break in the quiet this weekend when new sunspot AR1667 unleashed a strong burst of shortwave radio static.  The emissions were so loud, they overwhelmed the sounds of terrestrial voice transmissions in the loudspeakers of some shortwave radios on Earth.  A recording of the outburst is featured on today's edition of

SOLAR FLARE ALERTS: Would you like a call when solar flares are underway? X-flare alerts are available from (text) and (voice).

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