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    04/05/2013 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Solar activity increased over this past week, with the average daily sunspot numbers up 32 points to 81.6, while the average daily solar flux increased more than 16 points to 113.4. The geomagnetic field was active on March 29 due to solar wind.
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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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    11/02/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Solar activity quieted this week, with the average daily sunspot numbers down nearly 37 points to 58.4 and the average daily solar flux declining 27 points to 116.9.
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    10/27/2012 | Hurricane Watch Net to Activate as Hurricane Sandy Approaches Eastern Seaboard

    The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) has announced plans to reactivate its nets in advance of Hurricane Sandy’s approach to the East Coast of the United States. The HWN will relay on-the-ground reports from hams to WX4NHC, the Amateur Radio Station at the Nation
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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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    08/23/2012 | WX4NHC, HWN and VoIP to Activate in Advance of Tropical Storm Isaac

    According to WX4NHC Associate Coordinator Julio Ripoll, WD4R, WX4NHC -- the Amateur Radio station at the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida -- along with the Hurricane Watch Net and the VoIP Hurricane Net -- will activate in advance of Tropical S
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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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    07/17/2012 | FCC Denies Arizona Ham’s Petition to Extend PRB-1 to Private Contracts, Such as CC&Rs

    The FCC denied a Petition for Rulemaking filed by Leonard Umina, W7CCC, that sought to expand PRB-1 protection to those covered by CC&Rs and other restrictions.
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