Total Solar Flux Intensity at 11.2 GHz as an Indicator of Solar Activity and Cyclicity


In this paper we present an overview of solar radio observations at 11.2 GHz on Mets?hovi Radio Observatory (MRO). The data were observed during the solar cycles 23 and 24 (2001-2013) both in solar maxima and minimum. In total, 180 solar radio bursts, with varying intensities and properties, were observed. We compare our data series with other similar data sets. A good correlation can be found between the data series. It is concluded that one can conduct scientifically significant solar radio observations with a low cost instrument as the one presented in this paper.

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Kallunki, J. and Uunila, M. (2014) Total Solar Flux Intensity at 11.2 GHz as an Indicator of Solar Activity and Cyclicity. International Journal of Astronomy and Astrophysics, 4, 437-444. doi: 10.4236/ijaa.2014.43039.

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