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    09/21/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    The average daily sunspot numbers dropped this week, from 83.1 to 56, while the average daily solar flux declined from 118.9 to 101.4. Sunspot numbers for September 13-19 were 44, 44, 53, 77, 51, 61 and 62, with a mean of 56.
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    09/07/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    There was a surprising jump in solar activity occurred this week: The average daily sunspot numbers rose nearly 55 points (that’s almost 74 percent) to 128.7, while the average daily solar flux values were up more than 28 points to 136.9.
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    08/24/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Weak solar activity continues: The average daily sunspot numbers for the seven days of August 16-22 were down 23 points -- 30 percent -- to 54.6, while the average daily solar flux dropped a little over 16 percent -- 18.7 points -- to 96.
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    07/27/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    There are new sunspot groups coming over our Sun’s eastern horizon, but this week has been a quiet one, both in terms of sunspot and geomagnetic activity. The average daily sunspot numbers declined by 50 percent -- from 104.7 to 52.1 -- while the average
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    07/21/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    In last week’s Solar Update, we reported a blast of energy from a solar flare headed our way, predicted to arrive on Saturday, July 14. The CME hit at 1800 UTC, and it had a huge effect on propagation and geomagnetic indices.
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    03/30/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Eight new sunspot groups appeared this week, but the average daily sunspot number declined four points to 71.1; the average daily solar flux rose by less than two points to 103.7. Sunspot numbers for March 22-28 were 86, 74, 65, 84, 56, 63 and 70, with a
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    02/17/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    We are more than halfway through the winter season, and today -- February 17 -- is 58 days after the winter solstice. Propagation should improve as we approach the vernal equinox on March 20, which is just 32 days from now. Solar activity is still in the
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    02/10/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Solar activity was down again this week -- this is the third week in a row with sunspot numbers lower than the week prior. On January 20, we reported an average daily sunspot number of 116.9 for January 12-18, 98.7 the next week, followed by 62 the week o
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