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    08/05/2009 | Prepare for the Perseids!

    On the night of August 11 and well into the next day, Earth will make its annual passage through the bulk of the debris shed by a comet known as Swift-Tuttle. Much of the debris is composed of dust-sized grains, but when these fragments come plunging into
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  • JuneVHF2008

    06/11/2009 | Join the Fun in the ARRL VHF QSO Party This Weekend

    VHF enthusiasts will be generating lots of RF on 6 meters and up this weekend (June 13-15 UTC) during the 2009 ARRL VHF QSO Party. While many amateurs think of the VHF+ bands as a "local" band used primarily for public service, emergency communi
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  • 02/26/2009 | WSJT Monthly Sprints to Begin this Weekend

    The first monthly WSJT Sprint contest will be held this Saturday, February 28 between 4 AM and noon (local time).WSJT is a popular software suite created by Joe Tayl
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  • 01/30/2009 | The K7RA Solar Update

    On Tuesday, January 27, we saw another one of those "almost-a-sunspot" emerge in the Sun's low latitude, so it was probably an old Solar Cycle 23 spot; it was gone the next day. Sunspot numbers for January 22-28 were 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 and 0 with
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  • 12/09/2008 | ARRL 10 Meter Contest Means HF Fun for Technicians, Too!

    This weekend brings an opportunity for Technician licensees to exercise their HF privileges and have fun at the same time. The ARRL 10 Meter Contest is set to begin at 0000 UTC on Saturday December 13 (this is Friday evening in the US) and runs through 23
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