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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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    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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    10/23/2012 | Hurricane Watch Net to Activate for Tropical Storm Sandy

    The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) will activate at 7 AM EST (1100 UTC) on Wednesday, October 24 for Tropical Storm Sandy, in support of WX4NHC, the Amateur Radio station at the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami, Florida.
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    10/09/2012 | Scouts and Scouters Take to the Airwaves for the 55th Jamboree on the Air

    Each year, more than 500,000 Scouts in more than 100 countries take to the airwaves for Jamboree on the Air during the third full weekend in October -- and this year on October 20-21, it will be no different.
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    06/29/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Sunspot activity continued to drop until early this week: The average daily sunspot numbers were 26.3, down more than 58 points from last week’s numbers, while the average daily solar flux declined to 92.8, down over 33 points from last week’s average.
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    04/03/2012 | W1AW Claims 5BDXCC

    Nearly four decades after the introduction of the Five Band DXCC Award (5BDXCC), W1AW, the Hiram Percy Maxim Station has achieved this milestone. “As with most stations, we found that 80 meters was our stumbling block,” W1AW Station Manager Joe Carcia, NJ
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    03/09/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    This has been quite a week for dramatic solar activity. The average daily sunspot number was up nearly 26 points to 69.4, while the average daily solar flux rose nearly 17 points to 121.9 for the period March 1-7. Sunspot numbers for March 1-7 were 24, 24
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