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  • 6 m Yagi

    11/12/2013 | Rare, Brief 6 Meter F2 Opening Makes for Plentiful DX

    An F2 opening occured on 6 meters on November 9.
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  • Solar Disk 10-29-1

    10/29/2013 | Solar Tumult Continues, Aurora Possible on Halloween

    The period of high solar activity is not yet over.
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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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    03/02/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    The average daily sunspot number this week was down 12 points from the previous week, and the solar flux was about the same. Sunspot numbers for February 23-29 were 52, 47, 47, 58, 45, 35 and 22, with a mean of 43.7. The 10.7 cm flux was 103.3, 108.9, 108
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  • ARRL Publishes New 60 Meter Guidelines

    02/24/2012 | ARRL Publishes New Guidelines for 60 Meters

    The ARRL has published a set of guidelines for new 60 meter privileges going into effect March 5.
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  • Federal Communications Commission

    12/20/2011 | ARRL Requests Feedback for 60 Meter Band Plan

    In anticipation of the effective date of the 60-meter Report and Order, the ARRL is asking for input concerning a 60-meter band plan
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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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  • 09/05/2008 | The K7RA Solar Update

    We're still looking at a quiet sun, but currently a solar wind is disturbing the Earth's magnetic field. Six meter operators -- after enjoying a fine season of sporadic E propagation this summer -- may see some added excitement from auroral propagation. C
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