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    03/30/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Eight new sunspot groups appeared this week, but the average daily sunspot number declined four points to 71.1; the average daily solar flux rose by less than two points to 103.7. Sunspot numbers for March 22-28 were 86, 74, 65, 84, 56, 63 and 70, with a
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    02/24/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    We don’t know if this is a significant trend, but solar activity has really leveled off recently. But not everyone is unhappy about this. During the recent long minimum, 160 and 80 meter operators sang the praises of great conditions. In response to my “w
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    04/09/2010 | The K7RA Solar Update

    A strong geomagnetic storm on Monday and Tuesday -- April 5-6 -- was the biggest since 2006, at least in terms of high planetary A index. On those days, the mid-latitude A index was 28 and 22 and the planetary A index was 49 and 46. This was caused by a m
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