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  • Texas amateurs attempt a world record high-altitude balloon flight

    02/09/2012 | World Record Balloon Attempt

    Texas amateurs plan to launch a balloon that will eventually reach Nanjing, China.
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    06/25/2010 | Lunar Eclipse Starts off ARRL Field Day

    This Saturday morning -- June 26 -- beginning around 1017 UTC, take a look up in sky. If you’re in the central and western portions of the US and Canada, you have a good chance of seeing a partial lunar eclipse. Unfortunately, people in New England and No
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    06/25/2009 | Possible International Space Station Contacts for Field Day 2009

    According to NASA ISS Ham Radio Project Engineer Kenneth Ransom, N5VHO, there is a good possibility that groups participating in ARRL Field Day may be able to make a contact with one of the astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
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  • 02/27/2009 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Excitement mounted a few days ago when new Solar Cycle 24 sunspot 1013 emerged, but two days later it was fading away, similar to other recent sunspot appearances. The sunspot number for February 24-26 was 12, 14 and 12. Today's number will likely be 0. S
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  • 06/20/2008 | The K7RA Solar Update

    We are lucky to see sunspot activity this week, although it is only one. Sunspot 999 is currently in its most geo-effective position -- near the center of the Sun -- as we see it. This is another old Solar Cycle 23 spot. The sunspot number for the last fe
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