HamSCI 2022 Program

Posters and presentations at the HamSCI workshop are made for community discussion and for exploration of new possibilities. Please note that these materials are not peer-reviewed.

Main workshop page: http://hamsci.org/hamsci2022
HamSCI Glossary

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Google Drive with Presentation Files

Photo Album of Workshop

Video Recordings

Final video editing is currently being processed by Jason Johnston KC5HWB of Ham Radio 2.0. Until that processing is complete, the raw Zoom recordings of the workshop can be viewed using the links below.

Friday, March 18, 2022

Central Daylight Time UTC NR Title Presenter Organization Modality
7:00 AM CDT 1200z  

Registration & Continental Breakfast

 

   

Opening Remarks & Oral Session I
Chairs: Veronica Romanek KD2UHN & Alex Calderon
Zoom Moderators: Cuong Nguyen & Diego Sanchez KD2RLM

8:15 AM CDT 1315z  

Opening Remarks / Webinar Opens

  • Nathaniel Frissell W2NAF
  • Bill Engelke AB4EJ
     
8:30 AM CDT 1330z O01 TangerineSDR Architecture and Hardware Update Scotty Cowling WA2DFI TAPR In-Person
8:50 AM CDT 1350z O02 Hardware Design of the Grape2 Data Collection Sequencing Engine John Gibbons N8OBJ Case Western Reserve University Virtual
9:10 AM CDT 1410z O03 Allan Deviation Analysis of WWV Doppler Shift Measurements recorded with the HamSCI Grape 1 Receiver Michael Lombardi K0WWX National Institute of Standards and Technology In-Person
9:30 AM CDT 1430z O04 WWV/H Scientific Modulation Working Group: Designing for Citizen Science Kristina Collins KD8OXT Case Western Reserve University In-Person
9:50 AM CDT 1450z O05 Preliminary Analysis of WWV Experimental Tone Signals Bill Liles NQ6Z HamSCI Community In-Person
10:10 AM CDT 1510z  

Coffee Break

     

Oral Session II
Chairs: Simal Sami & Cuong Nguyen
Zoom Moderators: Shaaf Sarwar KC3PVF & Diego Sanchez KD2RLM

10:30 AM CDT 1530z O06 VLF LEAF Module for the Tangerine SDR HamSCI Workshop 2022 Progress Update

Jonathan Rizzo KC3EEY

HamSCI Community Virtual
10:50 AM CDT 1550z O07 Broadband Loop Antennas and Preamplifiers for Receiving VLF to HF David McGaw N1HAC Dartmouth College In-Person
11:10 AM CDT 1610z O08 Autonomous Ground Magnetometer Station Using DRV425 Fluxgates Jimmy Raeder University of New Hampshire In-Person
11:30 AM CDT 1630z O09 Three Time-of-Flight Measurement Projects on a Common Hardware Platform David Kazdan AD8Y Case Western Reserve University In-Person
11:50 AM CDT 1650z O10 Consolidated Amateur Radio Reports as Indicators of Intense Sporadic-E Layers Chris Deacon G4IFX University of Bath Virtual
12:10 PM CDT 1710z O11 Contrasting effects of the 3-5 November 2021 geomagnetic storm on reception in Colorado of WSPR transmissions from North-Eastern North America with those from Australia Gwyn Griffiths G3ZIL HamSCI Community Virtual
12:30 PM CDT 1730z  

Lunch

 

Oral Session III
Chairs: Diego Sanchez KC2RLM & Francis Tholley
Zoom Moderators: Shaaf Sarwar KC3PVF & Veronica Romanek KD2UHN

1:30 PM CDT 1830z O12 An Investigation of Enhanced Summertime 7MHz trans-Pacific Propagation

Larry Serra N6NC

Southern California Contest Club Virtual
1:50 PM CDT 1850z O13 Detecting Large Scale Traveling Ionospheric Disturbances using Feature Recognition and Amateur Radio Data  William Engelke AB4EJ University of Alabama In-Person
2:10 PM CDT 1910z O14 Short-Term Variability Associated with 20 Meter Sequential Matched WSPR Observations: A Statistical Exploratory Study Bob Gerzoff WK2Y Applied Statistical Consulting Virtual
2:30 PM CDT 1930z O15 Using the ARISS radio systems on ISS for HamSCI Frank Bauer KA3HDO ARISS-USA In-Person
2:50 PM CDT 1950z O16 NASA/HPD/Space Weather/Citizen Science Programs Contributions to the HamSCI Workshop  Esayas Shume NASA Heliophysics Division In-Person
3:10 PM CDT 2010z O17 Lightning Research at NASA's Marshall Spaceflight Center Monte Bateman WB5RZX University of Alabama in Huntsville In-Person
3:30 PM CDT 2030z   Coffee Break with Snacks      

Oral Session IV
Chairs: Shaar Sarwar KC3PVF & Kristina Collins KD8OXT
Zoom Moderators: Veronica Romanek KD2UHN & Simal Sami

3:50 PM CDT 2050z O18 Introducing Undergraduates to Research Through Solar Flares, Python, and Amateur Radio Rachel Frissell W2RUF University of Scranton In-Person
4:10 PM CDT 2110z O19 AM Broadcast Signals Observed at South Pole James LaBelle Dartmouth College In-Person
4:30 PM CDT 2130z O20 Viability of Nowcasting Solar Flare-Driven Radio-Blackouts Using SuperDARN HF Radars Shibaji Chakraborty KN4BMT Virginia Tech Virtual
4:50 PM CDT 2150z O21 On the Use of High Frequency Surface Wave Oceanographic Research Radars as Bistatic Single Frequency Oblique Ionospheric Sounders Stephen Kaeppler AD0AE Clemson University Virtual
5:10 PM CDT 2210z O22 PHaRLAP: Provision of High-Frequency Raytracing Laboratory for Propagation Studies Manny Cervera  Australian Department of Defence Virtual
5:30 PM CDT 2230z O23 Ray Tracing in Python Utilizing the PHaRLAP Engine Alex Calderon University of Scranton In-Person
5:50 PM CDT 2250z   Day 1 Closing Remarks Nathaniel Frissell W2NAF University of Scranton In-Person

Friday Night Banquet
Huntsville Marriott at the Space & Rocket Center

Chair: Nathaniel Frissell W2NAF
Zoom Moderators: Cuong Nguyen & Simal Sami

6:30 PM CDT 2330z   Banquet Begins      
7:30 PM CDT 0030z   KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Ham Radio and the Discovery of the Ionosphere Chen-Pang Yeang University of Toronto Virtual

 

Saturday, March 19, 2022

Central Daylight Time UTC NR Title Presenter Organization Modality
7:00 AM CDT 1200z  

Registration & Continental Breakfast

 

   

Invited Tutorials
The Weather Connection

Chair: Nathaniel Frissell W2NAF
Zoom Moderators: Veronica Romanek KD2UHN & Francis Tholley

8:45 AM CDT 1330z  

Opening Remarks / Webinar Opens

         
    9:00 AM CDT 1400z T01 INVITED TUTORIAL: Evaluation of Links Between Terrestrial Weather and Sporadic-E Jim Bacon G3YLA HamSCI Community Virtual
    9:45 AM CDT 1445z T02 INVITED TUTORIAL: The Ionospheric Impacts of Space Weather and our Heightened Awareness of its Effects on Society Tamitha Skov WX6SWW Aerospace Corporation and Millersville University In-Person
    10:30 AM CDT 1530z  

    Coffee Break

         

    Poster/Demo Session Overview
    Chair: Kristina Collins KD8OXT
    Zoom Moderators: Phil Erickson W1PJE

    11:00 AM CDT 1600z P01 The Radio JOVE Project 2.0 Chuck Higgins Middle Tennessee State University In-Person
        P02 Installation and Operation of the KC3EEY/W2NAF VLF Reception System Jonathan Rizzo KC3EEY HamSCI Community Virtual
        P03 HF Doppler Observations of Traveling Ionospheric Disturbances in a WWV Signal Received with a Network of Low Cost HamSCI Personal Space Weather Stations Veronica Romanek KD2UHN University of Scranton In-Person
        P04 An Algorithm for Determining the Timing of Components within the HamSCI-WWV/WWVH Scientific Test Signal Cuong Nguyen University of Scranton In-Person
        P05 An Overview of Oblique Soundings from Chirp Ionosondes Simal Sami University of Scranton In-Person
        P06 Mid-latitude Irregularities Observed by the Oblique Ionosonde Sounding Mode for the HamSCI Personal Space Weather Station Dev Raj Joshi KC3PVE University of Iowa In-Person
        P07 ScintPi: Scintillation and Total Electron Content (TEC) Monitors for Distributed Observations, Education and Citizen Science Initiatives Josemaria Gomez Socola University of Texas at Dallas Virtual
        P08 Opportunities for Research and Education with a Small Radio Telescope Shaaf Sarwar KC3PVF University of Scranton In-Person
        P09 Evaluation of Techniques to Better Separate and Utilize Astronomical Radio Telescope Signals from those Due to Disturbances in the Ionosphere Robert Spalletta KC3QOB University of Scranton In-Person
        P10 Climatology of Large Scale Traveling Ionospheric Disturbances Observed by HamSCI Amateur Radio with Connections to Geospace and Neutral Atmospheric Sources Diego Sanchez KD2RLM New Jersey Institute of Technology In-Person
        P11 Porting the MUSIC Algorithm to the SuperDARN pyDARN Library for the Study of Traveling Ionospheric Disturbances Francis Tholley  University of Scranton In-Person
        P12 Demonstration of Ray Tracing in Python Utilizing the PHaRLAP Engine Alex Calderon University of Scranton In-Person
        P13 Potential Science Opportunities for HamSCI in Antarctica Gareth Perry KD2SAK New Jersey Institute of Technology In-Person
        P14 Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Coupling Studies Using the PSWS Magnetometer Network Hyomin Kim KD2MCR New Jersey Institute of Technology Virtual
        P15 SMART -- Expanding Array of Low Cost Magnetometers Noel Petit WB0VGI Augsburg University  Virtual
        P16 Properties and Drivers of Plasma Irregularities in the High-Latitude Ionosphere Computed using Novel Incoherent Scatter Radar Techniques Lindsay Goodwin  New Jersey Institute of Technology and University Corporation for Atmospheric Research In-Person
        P17 Forecasting Spread F at Jicamarca Reynaldo Rojas Zelaya Universidad de Ingeniería y Tecnología (Peru) Virtual
        P18 Modeling Ionograms with Deep Neural Networks: Applications to Nowcasting Jhassmin Aricoché Universidad Nacional Del Callao (Peru) Virtual
        P19 Geomagnetic Indices and The Ring Current Matthew Cooper New Jersey Institute of Technology In-Person
        P20 Introducing Undergraduates to Research Through Solar Flares, Python, and Amateur Radio Rachel Frissell W2RUF University of Scranton In-Person
        P21 The North Dakota Dual Aurora Camera (NoDDAC), A Student-led Citizen Science Project: Data Showcase, Future Developments, and Scientific Potential Vincent Ledvina University of North Dakota In-Person
        P22 Lightning Protection for the Radio Amateur Monte Bateman WB5RZX University of Alabama in Huntsville In-Person
        P23 Systematic Correlation of Local Diurnal Daylight Variations with Local MUF Eric Nichols KL7AJ Arctic Amateur Radio Club Virtual
        P24 Moonbased Ham Repeater Station Project  Carlos Mascareñas EA7GWJ University of Cádiz (Spain) Virtual
        P25 40-m Domestic Propagation at November 2022 at FT8 QSO Party in Japan Atsushi Taketani JF3NRI  Niiza City Amateur Radio Club In-Person
        P26 Ionosphere Plasma Density Estimation by Ray Tracing Optimization David de la Torre Pontifical Catholic University of Peru Virtual
    12:30 PM CDT 1730z  

    Virtual Poster Discussion for Online Participants

    • Chair: Phil Erickson, W1PJE
         
    12:30 PM CDT 1730z  

    Lunch

     
    1:30 PM CDT 1830   Poster and Demo Session      
    3:00 PM CDT 2000z   Coffee Break with Snacks      
    5:15 PM CDT 2115z   Closing Remarks Nathaniel Frissell W2NAF University of Scranton  
    6:15 PM CDT 2315z   Reception at Marriott