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    01/11/2013 | The K7RA Solar Update

    After last week’s somewhat downbeat look at sunspot cycles -- current, past and future -- we sure have some great activity to report this week: The average daily sunspot number more than doubled in the past week, rising nearly 93 points to 163.3, while th
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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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    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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    12/07/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Solar activity declined again this week, with the average daily sunspot numbers dropping 17.8 points, from 78.9 to 61.1, while the average daily solar flux declined 19.4 points, from 121 to 101.6.
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    11/30/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    The average daily sunspot number for the week was down nearly 38 percent to 78.9, compared to last week’s average of 126.9. The average daily solar flux dropped nearly 13 percent, to 121 from 138.9.
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    11/26/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    In November 16 edition of the Solar Update, we reported that the average daily sunspot number on November 8-14 was 104.9. In the next seven day reporting period -- November 15-21 -- the average was 126.9, making for a nice increase; with solar flux, the a
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