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  • BigSight

    09/09/2009 | IARU, ARRL Officials Attend Ham Fair, GAREC in Japan

    ARRL Chief Executive Officer David Sumner, K1ZZ, attended Ham Fair in Tokyo, Japan, August 22-23, at the invitation of Japan Amateur Radio League (JARL) President Shozo Hara, JA1AN. "Ham Fair is by far the largest event of its kind in Asia. It is gen
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  • 08/28/2009 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Sunspot numbers for August 20-26 were 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 and 0 with a mean of 0. The 10.7 cm flux was 67.6, 66.4, 66.6, 67.3, 67.6, 67.1 and 67.3 with a mean of 67.1. The estimated planetary A indices were 11, 8, 5, 5, 3, 3 and 4 with a mean of 5.6. The est
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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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  • 07/02/2009 | The K7RA Solar Update

    It was a perfect Field Day weekend from where I stood. The weather was warm, skies clear, the space weather was calm and there was enough propagation to make a domestic contest interesting. I had no plans, so on Saturday I went to the ARRL Field Day Stati
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  • 06/26/2009 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Two new sunspots appeared last week, numbered 1022 and 1023, and both were Solar Cycle 24 spots, with 1022 lasting through June 23 and 1023 until June 24. On June 24, geomagnetic indices were unsettled. Sunspot numbers for June 18-24 were 0, 0, 0, 12, 24,
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  • HBC-Weber

    02/04/2009 | ARRL Announces Second Homebrew Challenge

    The first ARRL Homebrew Challenge, announced in the August 2006 issue of QST, offered a prize for the best 5 W, 40 meter CW and voice transceiver our readers could build. The only requirement was that the rig had to be built for less than $50 of new, read
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  • 01/26/2009 | Korea Unveils Stamp Celebrating ARDF

    To commemorate the 2008 Amateur Radio Direction Finding (ARDF) World Championships, Korea has issued a postage stamp. The ARDF World Championsh
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