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General Category => General Discussion => Topic started by: orfordness on September 10, 2017, 12:44:25

Title: [WARNING] Extreme Solar EMP- Fly with caution
Post by: orfordness on September 10, 2017, 12:44:25
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/09/sun-solar-flare-strongest-auroras-space-science/

Los of GPS and high magnetic interfearance expected ovr the next few days.

Expect lots of reports of flyaways over the next week!
Title: Re: [WARNING] Extreme Solar EMP- Fly with caution
Post by: DarrellW on September 10, 2017, 15:22:08
Yup, stoopid high - anyone relying on GPS (or Sat nav) should be very careful!!
Title: Re: [WARNING] Extreme Solar EMP- Fly with caution
Post by: Revs on September 12, 2017, 09:13:13
This flare is huge, check out this image of the CME that sent it..

(https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/styles/full_width/public/thumbnails/image/sept10x8blend1311714k.jpg)
Title: Re: [WARNING] Extreme Solar EMP- Fly with caution
Post by: apollo7 on September 12, 2017, 17:46:59
Yup, stoopid high - anyone relying on GPS (or Sat nav) should be very careful!!
Today my garmin showed me driving along the wilmslow bypass but showed me driving in the fields by the road!
Title: Re: [WARNING] Extreme Solar EMP- Fly with caution
Post by: hoverfly on September 12, 2017, 19:03:33
That';s what happens when you get pi$$ed at lunch time.. :beer2: