Monthly Archives: January 2016

Chasing the Aurora Borealis

The outlook was grim. Clouds in the forecast. Moderate solar activity. Impenetrable but intriguing dials and graphs on SolarHam. But anything can happen. Our friends Chris and Angie had arranged for us all to spend the last two days of our visit … Continue reading

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Next Stop: Alaska… in winter?!

Christmas in Alaska. Fairbanks, to be exact. Some friends asked if we were taking a cruise; others asked if we’d see polar bears. Then they’d pause and think about it. Fairbanks. It’s inland. It’s cold. It’s dark. “Why are you going to Alaska in … Continue reading

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