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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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    08/03/2011 | Investigation by ARRL OOs, Researchers Leads to Resolution of 60 Meter Interference

    Collaboration between ARRL Official Observers and researchers at Rutgers University has resulted in a change of operating frequency of coastal HF radars, eliminating interference to amateur stations using two frequencies in the 60 meter (5 MHz) band,
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    04/07/2011 | ARRL Frequency Measuring Test Scheduled for Tuesday, April 12

    The Frequency Measuring Test (FMT) adds a couple of new wrinkles to the format when it takes to the airwaves on April 12. The first change is that the FMT will be held on Tuesday evening instead of Wednesday. If weeknight schedules have prevented you from
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    02/04/2011 | The K7RA Solar Update

    The past week had one 0 sunspot day -- Thursday, January 27. Even though the activity came right back, the average daily sunspot number for the week fell more than 12 points to 20.1, and the average daily solar flux declined 2.7 points to 80.8. After the
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    10/15/2010 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Solar activity dropped again this week, although it is now gradually strengthening. The average daily sunspot numbers declined nearly 16 points to 11.7, and average daily solar flux dropped more than 5 points to 75.8. Over the next two weeks, the solar fl
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