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    05/13/2011 | The K7RA Solar Update

    As reported in The ARRL Letter on Wednesday, six sunspot groups were visible, but that number shrunk to two on Thursday. Daily sunspot numbers declined from 84 to 29 over those two days as well, but the average sunspot number for the reporting week (Thurs
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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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    11/12/2010 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Both the average daily sunspot numbers and solar flux increased over the past week, with sunspot numbers up 7.4 points to 33.1, and solar flux up 2.1 points to 84.2. Four new sunspot groups have appeared since November 4. For some reason, NOAA is currentl
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    09/02/2010 | Hurricane Earl Heading for North Carolina, Hurricane Warnings Issued for New England

    Hurricane Earl -- once again a Category 4 storm -- is currently aiming for North Carolina’s Outer Banks. At 11 AM (EDT), Earl is located about 300 miles south of Cape Hatteras and 765 south of Nantucket Island, just off the coast of Massachusetts. Earl is
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    07/02/2010 | ARRL Field Day: It’s a Wrap!

    With more than 700 Field Day reports already received -- and more coming in every day -- it’s safe to say that this year’s ARRL Field Day was a smashing success! Conditions, at least on the East Coast, were quite good. Operators at W1AW, the Hiram Percy M
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  • 02/02/2009 | Antarctic Station On the Air Until February 18

    KC4USV, the Amateur Radio station at McMurdo Station on Ross Island in Antarctica is now on the air. According to Bill Erhardt, K7MT, who is stationed at McMurdo, the station boast
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