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    05/22/2013 | Take Part in WX4NHC’s Annual On-the-Air Station Test from the National Hurricane Center

    The annual WX4NHC On-the-Air Station Test from the National Hurricane Center in Miami will take place Saturday, June 1, from 9 AM-5 PM EDT. “The purpose of this annual station test is to test all of our radio equipment, computers and antennas using as man
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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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    04/30/2013 | Logbook of The World to Undergo Scheduled Maintenance

    Logbook of The World (LoTW), the ARRL’s online QSO confirmation system, will undergo scheduled maintenance on Thursday, May 2 at 5 PM (2100 UTC); this should last approximately three hours. LoTW will be offline and unavailable during this time. Thank you
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    04/26/2013 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Solar activity was quiet this week: The average daily sunspot number declined nearly 23 points to 90.6, while the average daily solar flux values were down nearly 13 points to 109.1.
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    04/10/2013 | The 2013 SSB Rookie Roundup Is Here!

    The weather’s getting warmer and that means the bands will be hot for the ARRL SSB Rookie Roundup, Sunday, April 21 from 1800-2359 UTC. Created to give the budding operator a place to learn about contesting at an easier pace, the ARRL Rookie Roundup is a
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    04/05/2013 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Solar activity increased over this past week, with the average daily sunspot numbers up 32 points to 81.6, while the average daily solar flux increased more than 16 points to 113.4. The geomagnetic field was active on March 29 due to solar wind.
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    03/27/2013 | Two Hams Scheduled to Head to ISS This Week

    NASA will televise the launch and docking of its next mission to the International Space Station (ISS) beginning at 3:30 PM EDT on Thursday, March 28 (1930 UTC).
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