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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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    08/15/2012 | VHF Pioneer Paul Lieb, KH6HME (SK)

    Paul Lieb, KH6HME, of Hilo, Hawaii, passed away July 16. He was 84. Lieb -- an ARRL Life Member -- was best known for his VHF work and his a radio beacon on the slopes of Mauna Loa where he worked the famous trans-Pacific tropo duct to the West Coast.
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    07/25/2012 | The Bands Heat Up for the 2012 ARRL August UHF Contest

    VHF/UHF weak-signal operators across North America are making final tests on their stations in preparation for the ARRL August UHF Contest, which is coming up over the weekend of August 4-5.
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    07/28/2010 | The Bands “Heat Up” for the 2010 ARRL UHF Contest

    VHF/UHF weak-signal operators across North America are making the final tests on their stations in preparation for the ARRL UHF Contest, coming up the weekend of August 7-8. Most VHF+ weak-signal operation takes place on the two lowest bands of the VHF sp
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  • 12/18/2009 | Midwest VHF/UHF Society Frequency Measuring Test

    The Midwest VHF/UHF Society frequency measuring test will be held December 28 through 30. The MVUS Frequency Measuring Test is intended to supplement, not replace, the ARRL frequency measuring test. The test will begin at 1500 UTC on Monday, December 28 a
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    09/01/2009 | Get Ready for the Upcoming ARRL September VHF QSO Party

    September is here, and according to ARRL Contest Branch Manager Sean Kutzko, KX9X, that means the VHF bands are getting a workout. "If you've never experienced the fun of VHF+ operating, the ARRL September VHF QSO Party is a great place to start.&quo
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