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    08/07/2012 | Ernesto Now a Category 1 Hurricane

    At 2 PM EDT (1800 UTC) August 7, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) upgraded Tropical Storm Ernesto to a Category 1 hurricane.
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    08/07/2012 | Tropical Storm Ernesto Heads Toward Yucatán; WX4NHC, VoIP Weather Net and Hurricane Watch Net Activated

    As Tropical Storm Ernesto barrels toward Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula, forecasters have issued a hurricane warning for the entire coast of Belize and from Chetumal to Punta Allen on the East Coast of the Yucatán Peninsula. Ernesto is expected to reach hurri
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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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    05/04/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    The average daily sunspot numbers declined 38 points to 106.7 this week, while the average daily solar flux declined nearly 18 points to 116.2. Sunspot numbers for April 26-May 2 were 117, 99, 118, 114, 104, 99 and 96, with a mean of 106.7. The 10.7 cm fl
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    01/20/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    New sunspot groups appeared on every day over the past week. On January 12, new sunspot group 1396 appeared, and the next day two more -- 1397 and 1398 -- popped into view. On January 14, four new sunspot groups appeared: 1399, 1400, 1401 and 1402. Januar
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    12/23/2011 | The K7RA Solar Update

    The average daily sunspot numbers this week were about the same as last week, while the average daily solar flux declined a little more than eight points to 128.9. Geomagnetic indicators were quiet. The average daily sunspot numbers of 95.3 for the week i
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    09/01/2011 | Hams from North Carolina to Maine Provide Communication Support Before, During and After Hurricane Irene

    Hurricane Irene -- the first major hurricane of the 2011 hurricane season -- left extensive flood and wind damage along its path through the Caribbean, the East Coast of the United States and as far north as Atlantic Canada. Beginning on August 20 as then
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