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  • Solar Flare

    12/05/2014 | The K7RA Solar Update

    A substantial increase in solar activity this week.
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  • Solar Flare

    08/23/2013 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Solar activity is picking up this week -- for better or worse.
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    05/24/2013 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Solar activity remains quiet, but on May 16 the daily sunspot number reached 212. I had to keep searching further and further back in the records to find a higher sunspot number. One year, six months and one week earlier -- November 9, 2011 -- the sunspot
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    03/15/2013 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Solar indicators were mixed this week, with the average daily sunspot number down 8.4 points to 84.9, while the average daily solar flux rose 5.9 points to 118.5. Geomagnetic indices were much quieter, with the average planetary A index down 4.7 points to
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    10/26/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Good conditions should prevail for the CQ World Wide SSB DX Contest this weekend. A chance for solar flares has greatly diminished in the past few days, and the latest forecast has the planetary A index at a steady and quiet 5 for this weekend and beyond,
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    07/13/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Solar activity rose moderately this week, with the average daily sunspot numbers up nearly 3 points to 120.9, and the average daily solar flux rising more than 28 points to 166.8. There was quite a bit of geomagnetic activity -- the most happening on July
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    09/30/2011 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Our Sun has been very active this past week, with the average solar flux rising nearly 12 points to 155.5, while the average daily sunspot numbers dropped nearly 41 points to 96.1. This implies fewer, but more intense, sunspots. Sunspot numbers for Septem
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    03/18/2011 | The K7RA Solar Update

    The average daily sunspot numbers this week plummeted 45 points to 69, while the average daily solar flux was off over 26 points to 113.1. Sunspot numbers for March 10-16 were 88, 105, 78, 64, 51, 47 and 50, with a mean of 69. The 10.7 cm flux was 131.3,
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