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    04/29/2014 | Amateur Radio Propagation Guru Says Extended Solar Ebb May Lie Ahead

    Solar authority Carl Luetzelschwab, K9LA, thinks it's possible that a period of diminished sunspots will occur.
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    12/17/2013 | Solar Scientists Say Cycle 24 is the Weakest in More than a Century

    Scientists say Cycle 24 is the weakest in more than 100 years.
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    11/15/2013 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Daily sunspot numbers are rising to levels not seen since the previous solar cycle.
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    01/04/2013 | The K7RA Solar Update

    The New Year brings dreams of solar cycles of old, so distant now, sweetly remembered for their profusion of sunspots. We hear many times from operators who became licensed as teenagers at the peak of Solar Cycle 19, in the late 1950s, when a few watts an
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    11/16/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    There has been an exciting and dramatic rise in sunspot activity this week. The daily sunspot number was 188 on Monday, November 12 -- higher than it has been in more than a year.
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    10/19/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Sunspot activity rose this week, with the average daily sunspot numbers up more than 45 points to 97, while the average daily solar flux rose more than 24 points to 129.2.
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    10/12/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    There was another decline in sunspot activity this week, but based on activity over the past few days, combined with the projected solar flux values, it is making a steady recovery.
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    08/31/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Although solar activity is quite low, there was an increase in sunspot numbers and in the solar flux over the past week. The average daily sunspot numbers were up nearly 20 points -- about 36 percent -- to 74.1, while the average daily solar flux increase
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