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    08/19/2013 | W1AW Reschedules West Coast Qualifying Run

    W1AW West Coast Qualifying Run Reset for August 21.
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    12/14/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    The average daily sunspot numbers fell 13.5 points this week, from 61.1 to 47.6, while the average daily solar flux was about the same this week as last, rising 1.1 points to 102.7.
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    10/12/2012 | The K7RA Solar Update

    There was another decline in sunspot activity this week, but based on activity over the past few days, combined with the projected solar flux values, it is making a steady recovery.
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    08/15/2012 | VHF Pioneer Paul Lieb, KH6HME (SK)

    Paul Lieb, KH6HME, of Hilo, Hawaii, passed away July 16. He was 84. Lieb -- an ARRL Life Member -- was best known for his VHF work and his a radio beacon on the slopes of Mauna Loa where he worked the famous trans-Pacific tropo duct to the West Coast.
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    08/07/2012 | Ernesto Now a Category 1 Hurricane

    At 2 PM EDT (1800 UTC) August 7, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) upgraded Tropical Storm Ernesto to a Category 1 hurricane.
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    06/13/2012 | W1AW Announces 2012 Field Day Bulletin Schedule

    Stations active during ARRL Field Day -- June 25-26 -- are eligible to receive 100 bonus points for copying the special Field Day bulletin transmitted by W1AW (or K6KPH on the West Coast) according to the schedule below. You must include an accurate copy
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    02/21/2012 | March Qualifying Runs

    The W1AW and West Coast Qualifying Runs were inadvertently left out of the March 2012 issue of QST.
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    09/29/2011 | Attention Techs: 10 Meters Is Hot!

    With solar flux numbers not seen since 2004, the higher HF bands have seen a surge in activity. The solar flux has been at least 100 since August 20. On September 10, it reached 116, rising to 121 the next day. It climbed steadily, reaching a peak of 190
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