A few opportunities to try out meteor scatter communications: JT6M is optimized for the 6-meter band; FSK441 is generally used on the 2-meter and 70-centimeter amateur bands.

The dates are only for the peak activity; meteors will be also be produced on either side of the peak dates and appear in other parts of the sky as well.

November 4, 5 – Taurids Meteor Shower. Produces about 5-10 meteors per hour. Meteors will radiate from the constellation Taurus.

November 17, 18 – Leonids Meteor Shower. Produces up to 15 meteors per hour at its peak. Meteors will radiate from the constellation Leo

December 13, 14 – Geminids Meteor Shower. Produces up to 120 multicolored meteors per hour. Meteors will radiate from the constellation Gemini.

December 21, 22 – Ursids Meteor Shower. Produces about 5-10 meteors per hour. Meteors will radiate from the constellation Ursa Minor.

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