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Re: Impressive antenna

Post by Terrykc » Wed Feb 06, 2013 12:52 pm

Murphyv310 wrote:... I wonder what power ... they will be handling?

I assumed from the description that they were receiving aerials, Trevor ...

 
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Re: Impressive antenna

Post by Michael Watterson » Wed Feb 06, 2013 1:03 pm

Those wires on the poles I thought was a giant multiturn LF loop/ "frame aerial" for a brobdignagian radio.

I think to listen to the Aurora and Whistlers etc.

 
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Re: Impressive antenna

Post by Terrykc » Wed Feb 06, 2013 2:42 pm

Michael Watterson wrote:... to listen to the Aurora ...

... though watching the pictures would be even better ...! :=D :=D

 
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Re: Impressive antenna

Post by GlowingAnode » Wed Feb 06, 2013 10:25 pm

They look like HF log periodics, frequency range around 100 - 10 M (3 - 30 MHz).
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Re: Impressive antenna

Post by Mrhoover » Thu Feb 07, 2013 9:52 am

Nice aerials indeed !

Paul in Sussex who isn't a member of this forum e mailed them to ask what the aerials are used for
and got this reply.

"They are part of a radar that operates, usually at about 12MHz, the 16 antennas are phased to give a steerable beam that covers a large area and gets echoes back from both the ionosphere and from meteor trails. If you search SUPERDARN you will find much more information."

There are also some videos of possible signal reception on youtube,just put Superdarn into youtube search.

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Re: Impressive antenna

Post by Terrykc » Thu Feb 07, 2013 11:32 am

Terrykc wrote:
Murphyv310 wrote:... I wonder what power ... they will be handling?

I assumed from the description that they were receiving aerials, Trevor ...

... I obviously assumed wrong ...! :-o

 
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Re: Impressive antenna

Post by peter scott » Thu Feb 07, 2013 2:06 pm

It didn't take long to erect them..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0DsWK3fLnWc

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Re: Impressive antenna

Post by Doz » Wed Mar 06, 2013 4:26 pm

For more things HF and arctic , google HAARP

There is some superb scaremongering and BS out there about it though...


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