Radio meteor observations, my own radio telescope is what I heard and dreamed about many years ago - in the 90s when I was a teenager - those were the times of the beginning of the Internet, the times of Pathfinder launch, the start of the Radio Jove project or finally - as someone would call it today - the hype for the SETI screen saver. For many reasons, for many years owning advanced (for those times) equipment was not at all possible. Buying a pair of binoculars was already a significant expense in the household budget, not to mention some larger spending.
Today, times are completely different, technology has advanced and what was once available only to scientists with scientific grants is now - to some degree - available to almost everyone. The progress of science has shown that the cheapest - visual observations (for which only the eyes and possibly binoculars are sufficient) - are not the only way to dive into astronomy. It can also be done at low cost, sitting in an armchair.
I recently completed a piece of my teenage radio(astronomy) dreams - I set up a meteor detection station. Actually, it is something more, because not only meteors are detected. The station detects ionospheric reflections in the 2m band. Specifically, it is a French GRAVES radar transmitting high power continuous wave (CW) on 143.05 MHz. The distance from my QTH to the radar transmitting station is about 1200 km - too far to receive it directly. However, you can easily record its reflections from the ionized atmosphere (meteors burning quickly in the atmosphere ionize gases in the upper layers of the atmosphere creating a "mirror" for radio waves), but not only. It is also possible to record reflections of waves from airplanes, satellites - including the ISS.
For now, there is only a livestream on YT. Eventually there will be also recording of observations and counting of the phenomena and all data will be available together with the audio footage on the website. This is just the initial version of a website dedicated to radio meteor observations. More information will be available soon. I encourage you to sign up for the newsletter - I will keep you informed about the transmissions - every time the maximum of one of the meteor showers is approaching.
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