HamSCI Workshop 2019 Agenda

Main workshop page: http://hamsci.org/hamsci2019

Friday, March 22, 2019

Friday
March 22, 2019
Title Presenter Organization Home QTH
7:30 AM Breakfast/Registration      
8:30 AM Opening Remarks
Location: Dively Premier Lecture Hall - Room 202

Dr. Jim McGuffin-Cawley, Senior Associate Dean, Case School of Engineering

Nathaniel Frissell, W2NAF

David Kazdan, AD8Y

 

 
9:00 AM Ionospheric Disturbances at Dawn, Dusk, and During the 2017 Eclipse Steve Cerwin, WA5FRF   Mico, TX
9:20 AM IonTV: Using WWV Timing Reference Signals to Observe Ionospheric Variation Phil Erickson, W1PJE MIT Haystack Observatory Westford, MA
9:40 AM WWV Doppler Shift Observations David Kazdan, AD8Y CWRU Cleveland, OH
10:00 AM Plans for EclipseMob 2024 Bill Liles, NQ6Z   Reston, VA
10:20 AM Coffee Break      
10:50 AM Sudden Ionospheric Disturbances (SIDs) and Personal Space Weather stations Ethan Scott Grace George Marshall HS Falls Church,VA
11:10 AM Doppler Shift from Earth-Orbiting Satellites Mic Miller, N8ZYL amateurgeophysics.com Millersburg, OH
11:30 AM New Directions in Sporadic-E Research Bill Engelke, AB4EJ University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL
11:50 AM High Frequency Communications Response to Solar Activity in September 2017 as Observed by Amateur Radio Networks Nathaniel Frissell, W2NAF NJIT CSTR Newark, NJ
12:10 PM Hot Lunch      
1:20 PM Science Questions for a Personal Space Weather Station Nathaniel Frissell, W2NAF NJIT CSTR Newark, NJ
1:40 PM HamSCI Magnetometer Network for Space Weather Monitoring Hyomin Kim, KD2MCR NJIT CSTR Newark, NJ
2:00 PM HamSCI HF Receiver Requirements Tom McDermott, N5EG TAPR Medford, OR
2:20 PM Review of SDR Hardware for the Personal Space Weather Station John Ackermann, N8UR TAPR Dayton, OH
2:40 PM Introduction to the KiwiSDR Rob Robinett, AI6VN   Berkeley, CA
3:00 PM Coffee Break      
3:30 PM A Modular SDR for HamSCI and Other Users Scotty Cowling, WA2DFI TAPR Tempe, AZ
3:50 PM Conquering The Skip Zone: Short Range Voice and Digital NVIS Communication Stephen Hamilton, KJ5HY Army Cyber Institute West Point, NY
4:10 PM Crazy Antennas Bob Romanofsky, KE8ERX NASA Glenn Research Center Cleveland, OH
4:30 PM GPS Time Synchronization and Radio Detection for Ultra High Energy Cosmic Rays Rob Halliday, KD9HVY CWRU Cleveland, OH
4:50 PM Sounding the Ionosphere with Signals of Opportunity in the High-Frequency (HF) Band Ethan Miller, K8GU JHU APL Laurel, MD
7:00 PM Banquet at Nighttown Restaurant      
  Keynote Address: "Ham Radio 2.0 - Science, Service, Skill" Ward Silver, N0AX   St. Charles, MO

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Saturday
March 23, 2019
Title Presenter Organization Home QTH
7:30 AM Breakfast/Registration      
8:30 AM History of Case ARC and W8EDU
Location: Dively Premier Lecture Hall - Room 202
Jim Galm, W8WTS CWRU Cleveland, OH
9:00 AM Invited: Ham Radio for Space Scientists Carl Luetzelschwab, K9LA   Fort Wayne, IN
9:40 AM Invited: Space Science for Ham Radio Operators Larisa Goncharenko MIT Haystack Observatory Westford, MA
10:20 AM Coffee Break      
10:50 AM Hams: The First Makers

Frankie Bonte, KE8HPA

Seamus Bonte, KE8GTT

DeSales High School Columbus, OH
11:10 AM ARISS: Talking to the astronauts via ham radio and how it inspires students Nancy Hall, KC4IYD NASA Glenn Research Center Cleveland, OH
11:30 AM The New Arecibo Ionospheric Modification HF Facility Dual Array Cassegrain Antenna – History and Design Jim Breakall, WA3FET Penn State/Arecibo Observatory State College, PA
11:50 AM Digital Mobile Radio Support of High Altitude Balloons for a 2017 Total Solar Eclipse Cloud Formation Experiment Mike Pappas, W9CN Edge of Space Sciences Parker, CO
12:10 PM Boxed Lunch Pickup      
2:00 PM

Lightning Talks & Demo Room Introductions
Location: think[box]

     
Demo Room Case Western ARC W8EDU Station Tour Case ARC Members CWRU Cleveland, OH
think[box] Tour Case ARC Members CWRU Cleveland, OH
HF Spectrum Playback using Gnuradio John Ackermann, N8UR TAPR Dayton, OH
Wideband Spectrum Analyzer using HackRF One John Ackermann, N8UR TAPR Dayton, OH
FPGA-based HF transceiver running on an RPi with a MW loop antenna that works well indoors Scotty Cowling, WA2DFI TAPR Tempe, AZ
KiwiSDR Rob Robinett, AI6VN   Berkeley, CA
WWV Doppler Receiver David Kazdan, AD8Y CWRU Cleveland, OH
Red Pitaya SDR Recorder for Antarctica Nathaniel Frissell, W2NAF NJIT CSTR Newark, NJ
N2PK Vector Network Analyzer; A sophisticated portable HF VNA for field work Robert Melville, WB3EFT NJIT CSTR Newark, NJ
VLF Sudden Ionospheric Disturbance Receiver

Ethan Scott Grace

George Lemaster, WB5OYP

George Marshall HS Falls Church, VA
Affordable Scientific Grade Ground Magnetometer Hyomin Kim, KD2MCR NJIT CSTR Newark, NJ
A Research Quality, Low Power and Cost Magnetometer Package for use in Citizen Science

Kit Ng, N9KIT

Maya Pandya

Leonardo Regoli

University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI
Web-Based Scientific Visualizations of RBN/WSPR Data

Diego Sanchez, KD2RLM

Evan Markowitz, KD2IZW

Nathaniel Frissell, W2NAF

Essex County College

NJIT CSTR

NJIT CSTR

Newark, NJ
GPS-disciplined MEMS oscillators for amateur radio applications (Poster) Mohammad S. Islam CWRU Cleveland, OH
4:15 PM PSWS Science Requirements Panel Discussion Moderator: Ward Silver, N0AX
  1. Phil Erickson, W1PJE, MIT Haystack Observatory, Radio, Ionospheric, & Magnetospheric Science
  2. Nathaniel Frissell, W2NAF, NJIT, Radio, Ionospheric, & Magnetospheric Science
  3. Hyomin Kim, KD2MCR, NJIT, Magnetospheric Physics
  4. Bill Liles, NQ6Z, VLF Science
  5. John Ackermann, N8UR, TAPR, Radio Engineering
  6. Scotty Cowling, WA2DFI, TAPR, Radio Engineering
  7. Tom McDermott, N5EG, TAPR, Radio Engineering
5:00 PM Dinner at think[box] Catered by Ohio City Burrito
Ham Radio License Exam Session/VE Session (Laurel VEC - Free!)
     
6:30 PM

Closing Remarks
Location: Strosacker Auditorium

     
7:00 PM Movie: Contact at CWRU Film Society      

Papers Submitted But Not Presented

Title Author Home QTH
Meteor scattering communication using JS8CALL and its possibilities Dai Nagakura, JF2IWL/ND1R Takayama City, Gifu, Japan