Last weekend I was chatting with Michael W5MSC on 15 meters just for fun. I was operating at home while he used the radios at N5XU, just a few kilometers south of me. I proposed 15 meters because I thought it was closed, the spotting network had spots only on 20 meters and lower. The time was around 3pm, maybe a little later.
Today, among other events, there was the South Carolina QSO Party. I have worked SC on phone once, but never received confirmation. So I open a cluster, look around, and …
Jessica Hall at the UT Institute for Geophysics (UTIG) interviewed me about my research work, a recent award and some future plans. You can find a summary on my UTIG student profile (link).
Last November I was awarded an Endowed Presidential Scholarship, thanks to my awesome advisor Jack Holt who recommended me. For additional information on what I do, you may find my recently published paper on the lowermost NPLD evolution of interest.
One of the most fascinating aspects of ham radio is working DX. I’m excited at the idea of being able to contact anyone on the other side of the globe …
I’m very happy to announce that my first paper, titled Earliest accumulation history of the north polar layered deposits, Mars from SHARAD, is finally available on Icarus. This paper shows how the lowermost NPLD evolved through time, as seen from the orbital radar SHARAD.