The 2014 Perseid meteor shower will be peaking between today and Wednesday. Here is some advice on observing them: Perseid Meteor Shower: How to See August’s ‘Shooting Stars’ –’.

The International Meteor Organization offers citizen scientists a way to participate in monitoring the event : Perseids 2014: visual data quicklook.

You can also listen to meteors via the radio signals they generate : Build Your Own Radio Telescope to Listen to Meteors – Science Friday.

Here’s a project on building your own radio telescope:

Find more amateur radio astronomy resources in the HobbySpace Space Radio section.