Don’t forget that Winter Field Day is right around the corner! The DARC Lecture and Lab will be taking place at the same time and location, but keep an eye on the weather: both events are shine-only.
The FCC reports that it will be open at least for the first part of the current partial government shutdown.
January 26th marks Australia day, which is not a holiday I usually remember…but Australian amateurs will be operating with a special prefix. See who you can work!
In the world of science and technology:
NASA has been working on ways to use nuclear reactors on Mars. This is a continuation of research that you can read a neat paper about on-line. Who knew there were experimental nuclear reactors that you could fit on a ping-pong table?
And after very considerable delay, Christa McAuliffe’s lessons that were intended to be transmitted from the space shuttle Challenger are now planned to be transmitted from the ISS.