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    12/30/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    The average daily solar flux was down this week about 4 points to 113.4, while the average daily sunspot numbers were down 6.7 points to 65.4. The geomagnetic indices were very low and stable, which should please 160 meter operators who are also enjoying
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    11/26/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    In November 16 edition of the Solar Update, we reported that the average daily sunspot number on November 8-14 was 104.9. In the next seven day reporting period -- November 15-21 -- the average was 126.9, making for a nice increase; with solar flux, the a
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    11/02/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Solar activity quieted this week, with the average daily sunspot numbers down nearly 37 points to 58.4 and the average daily solar flux declining 27 points to 116.9.
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    09/07/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    There was a surprising jump in solar activity occurred this week: The average daily sunspot numbers rose nearly 55 points (that’s almost 74 percent) to 128.7, while the average daily solar flux values were up more than 28 points to 136.9.
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    04/27/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Solar activity revived over the past week, with a big increase in sunspot numbers. On Friday, April 20, the daily sunspot number reached 162; four days later on April 24, the number reached 169. This level of activity has not been seen since last fall, wh
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    12/02/2011 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Solar Cycle 24 continues its upturn. We have a new high for the trailing three month daily sunspot number average. Starting with the three month period ending in December 2010 and going through November 2011, they were 30.1, 35.3, 55.7, 72.3, 74.4, 65.9,
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    03/15/2011 | Radio Amateurs in Japan Provide Communications Support after Earthquake

    Since last week’s 8.9 earthquake and tsunami, Japan faces widespread destruction, including power, fuel and water shortages. The Japan Amateur Radio League (JARL) HQ station JA1RL, along with other amateurs throughout the island nation, is maintaining the
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    06/26/2008 | A Summer of E-Skip

    Tired of the lousy conditions on the HF bands? Come join the crowd on the "Magic Band." Each summer regardless of where the sunspot cycle is, sporadic E -- or E-skip -- blooms on 6 meters and sometime even on the bands above that. What often app
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