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    09/17/2013 | “Ambient Backscatter” Could Power Devices in the Future

    No batteries required? University of Washington researchers have been experimenting with devices powered by ambient RF.
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  • Solar Flare

    07/19/2013 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Solar flux is predicted to rise in late July and early August
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    02/22/2013 | The K7RA Solar Update

    There was a modest rise in the average daily sunspot numbers over the past seven days, rising 27 points to 78.3, while the average daily solar flux was up marginally, only 1.6 points to 105.6.
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    02/15/2013 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Solar activity continues at the low levels that we have seen in the past few weeks. The sunspot numbers have been remarkably consistent, with the average daily numbers for the weeks since January 17 at 56.4, 55.7, 50.7 and finally 51.3 for this past week.
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    01/25/2013 | The K7RA Solar Update

    The average daily sunspot numbers this past week dropped nearly 73 points to 56.4, while the average daily solar flux declined nearly 47 points to 110.7. The average geomagnetic indices were up about 50 percent, but it was still very quiet.
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  • 08/07/2009 | The K7RA Solar Update

    We had some nice sunspot activity from July 3-10 -- and we were hoping for a return 27-28 days later -- but it never happened. Varying by latitude, the Sun rotates relative to Earth about every 27.5 days. If that same region was still active or the activi
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