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    08/10/2013 | Perseid Shower Poses Meteor Scatter Possibilities

    The perseid meteor shower opens opportunities for meteor-scatter work on VHF and UHF.
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    02/23/2012 | Hollywood Movie Features Morse Code, Homebrew Equipment -- and Sea Monsters!

    In the movie Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Sean Anderson (played by Josh Hutcherson) receives a coded distress signal that comes from a mysterious island where no island should exist. Sean decides to follow the signal with the unwilling assistance fro
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    01/03/2012 | Ham Radio in Hollywood: Amateur Radio a Plot Point in Major Motion Picture

    According to previews, the plot of the movie Journey 2: The Mysterious Island -- set to be released February 10 -- hinges on Amateur Radio. The movie’s hero Sean Anderson (played by Josh Hutcherson) receives a coded distress signal that comes from a myste
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  • 11/20/2009 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Sunspot 1029 made its trip around the Sun and has re-emerged as sunspot 1032. A new sunspot 1033 has come over the Sun's eastern limb. This steady appearance of sunspots has raised the MUF over many paths, and 15 meters is beginning to open regularly.
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  • 11/14/2008 | The K7RA Solar Update

    We soon may be talking about a day or two without sunspots as the norm, perhaps when looking at a preceding month -- quite the opposite of noting the few days with sunspots. It seems like a long time ago because of the long strings of spotless days. We sa
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