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    12/19/2014 | The K7RA Solar Update

    The Sun made a big comeback
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    06/29/2013 | Strong Geomagnetic Storm in Progress

    HF conditions may be poor or unsettled for the next several days.
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    05/17/2013 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Since we are now at (or close to) the peak of Solar Cycle 24, it is no surprise that the solar indices are up. The latest forecast predicts Solar Cycle 24 to peak this fall, but that will be determined after the fact, and it will be based on a long runnin
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    05/10/2013 | The K7RA Solar Update

    This week, the average daily sunspot numbers remained about the same, with the number nudging up from 120.9 to 121.7, while the average daily solar flux numbers went from 136.5 to 137.5. For the past two weeks, the average planetary A index has been the s
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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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    12/14/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    The average daily sunspot numbers fell 13.5 points this week, from 61.1 to 47.6, while the average daily solar flux was about the same this week as last, rising 1.1 points to 102.7.
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    03/23/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Solar activity declined this week: The average daily sunspot numbers were off by more than 13 points to 75.1, while the average daily solar flux dropped over 32 points to 102.1. The solar flux dropped barely below 100, but rounded up to 100 as shown on th
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    02/22/2012 | One Down, One to Go: The ARRL International DX Contest Gears Up for SSB

    With the CW portion of the ARRL International DX Contest now a series of fading dits and dahs in the memories of participants, preparations for the SSB portion of the DX Contest -- the weekend of March 3-4 -- are already underway.
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