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    04/14/2014 | FUNcube/AO-73 Transponder Will Be Active Each Weekend

    The FUNcube-1 transponder will be available every weekend.
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    10/26/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Good conditions should prevail for the CQ World Wide SSB DX Contest this weekend. A chance for solar flares has greatly diminished in the past few days, and the latest forecast has the planetary A index at a steady and quiet 5 for this weekend and beyond,
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    05/31/2011 | ARES® Stands Down After Joplin Storms, CERT Volunteers Needed

    Due to the end of the “search and recovery” mode after the EF5 tornado that struck Joplin, Missouri on Sunday, May 22, ARRL Missouri Section Emergency Coordinator Ken Baremore, W0KRB, notified area hams that all Amateur Radio communications from the Emerg
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    01/14/2011 | The K7RA Solar Update

    The average daily sunspot numbers declined 12 points to 38 during the past week, compared to the previous week, December 30 through January 5, when the average was exactly 50. Sunspot numbers for January 6-12 were 28, 52, 52, 50, 35, 26 and 23, with a mea
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    03/03/2010 | A Close Encounter for AMSAT-OSCAR 51

    While many in North America were fast asleep Monday morning, March 1, the AMSAT-OSCAR 51 satellite had a potentially dangerous encounter with another spacecraft known as Formosat 3D. OSCAR 51 is a popular Amateur Radio satellite that often functions as a
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  • 12/19/2008 | Hams Stand By to Help as New England Recovers from Ice Storm and Prepares for More

    The major ice storm that hit New England December 11 has pretty much gone away, but with forecasters calling for more winter weather in the next few days, hams are still on the job. During the storm, Amateur Radio operators from all over the area responde
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