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    06/29/2011 | ISS Survives Near Miss of Space Junk

    Just after 8 AM (EDT) on Tuesday, June 29, the six residents of the International Space Station (ISS) climbed into two Soyuz space capsules as an unidentified object hurtled past them at a speed of 29,000 miles per hour, missing the space station by only
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    03/30/2011 | Internet Pioneer Paul Baran, W3KAS (SK)

    Paul Baran, W3KAS -- an engineer who helped create the technical underpinnings for the ARPANET, the government-sponsored precursor to today’s Internet -- died March 27 at his home in Palo Alto, California. He was 84. According to his son David, the cause
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    01/28/2011 | The K7RA Solar Update

    The average daily sunspot numbers rose over the past week (ending January 26) by 11.3 points to 32.6, compared to the previous week, while the average daily solar flux rose 3.1 points to 83.5. The planetary A index average was down 2 points to 2.9, and mi
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    03/27/2009 | North Dakota Hams Help to Head Off River Flooding

    Early on Friday, March 27, the Red River -- the natural boundary separating North Dakota and Minnesota -- rose to 40.32 feet, more than 22 feet above flood stage and inches more than the previous high water mark of 40.10 feet set April 7, 1897. According
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