Dramatic' solar flare could disrupt Earth communications

Discussion in 'Technical' started by Tikka, Jun 8, 2011.

  1. Tikka

    Tikka Monkey+++

    Picture and video:
    NASA - Having a Solar Blast
  2. BTPost

    BTPost Stumpy Old Fart,Deadman Walking, Snow Monkey Moderator

  3. BAT1

    BAT1 Cowboys know no fear

    That was pretty huge, we'll see what it does. Mercury retrograde!
  4. wildone_uk

    wildone_uk Monkey+

  5. UGRev

    UGRev Get on with it!

    Well... if it can't block, disrupt or otherwise garble the communication from my wife's mouth to my ears.. then what good is it? stupid sun..
    Hispeedal2 and Guit_fishN like this.
  6. dragonfly

    dragonfly Monkey+++

    Lost our electricity around 7 am here in the north end of Phoenix....Not sure why and no one has an answer so far!
  7. Cephus

    Cephus Monkey+++ Founding Member

    The same thing happened here this morning,had to reset the clocks (all but the wind up) and the motion lights .
    Just a coincident I guess .-
  8. Tikka

    Tikka Monkey+++

    Same thing happened here this morning around 0515. Yesterday there was localized high winds, heavy rain and hail; 3 miles by car it was dry as a bone. No storms in the area today.
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