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  • 04/03/2009 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Our Sun is in the news again, unfortunately not due to any hoped-for activity, but for the eerie quiet instead. The Sun is surprisingly calm by several measurements -- including the large number of spotless days -- with an average 10.7 cm solar flux and l
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    02/23/2009 | John Kanzius, K3TUP (SK)

    [UPDATED Feb 20, 2009 09:37 ET] John Kanzius, K3TUP, of Erie, Pennsylvania, passed away February 18 in Florida from pneumonia. He was 64. Kanzius was best known for his research into finding a cure for cancer using radio w
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    08/20/2008 | Reunion Island, South Africa Connect on 2 Meters

    On Thursday, August 14, Phil Mondon, FR5DN, on Reunion Island had a successful QSO with Glen Kraut, ZS2GK, in South Africa on 2 meters. According to Dave Pedersen, N7BHC, this contact is "very likely the longest 2 meter QSO via tropospheric propagati
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    08/04/2008 | Austrian Amateurs Celebrate UN World Environment Day

    In 1972, the United Nations (UN) established World Environment Day to mark the opening of the Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment. To celebrate this event in 2008, the Vienna International Amateur Radio Club, 4U1VIC, received permission from the
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    06/21/2008 | German Ham Claims First DXCC on 432 MHz

    The world of Amateur Radio DXing has passed a new milestone: On Friday, June 6, Jan Bruinier, DL9KR, of Niedernhausen, Germany, worked his 100th country on 432 MHz (70 cm). via moonbounce (EME) and CW.
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