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    09/30/2011 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Our Sun has been very active this past week, with the average solar flux rising nearly 12 points to 155.5, while the average daily sunspot numbers dropped nearly 41 points to 96.1. This implies fewer, but more intense, sunspots. Sunspot numbers for Septem
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    09/23/2011 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Compared to the uneventful past few years, sunspot activity was truly remarkable this week. The daily sunspot number for September 16 was 173. We haven't see numbers like this in more than six years, when the sunspot number was 181, way back on July 5, 20
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    09/01/2011 | Puerto Rico Feels Early Brunt of Hurricane Irene

    When Tropical Storm Irene formed on the evening of Saturday, August 20, the Puerto Rico Emergency Management Agency (PREMA) began to activate in preparation for the storm’s approach. According to ARRL Public Information Officer Angel Santana, WP3GW, amate
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    08/02/2011 | ARRL Board Names Angel Santana, WP3GW, Winner of Silver Antenna Award

    Angel Santana, WP3GW, has been named the winner of the 2011 Philip J. McGan Memorial Silver Antenna Award for his volunteer public relations work on behalf of Amateur Radio. Santana was recognized for his work and recommended for the award by the ARRL Pub
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    05/19/2011 | Puerto Rican Amateurs Recognized on Día del Radioaficionado de Puerto Rico

    Radio amateurs in Puerto Rico celebrated Puerto Rico Amateur Radio Operator Day (Día del Radioaficionado de Puerto Rico) on May 10, as provided by Law No. 50 of June 7, 1996. The law establishes the second Tuesday of May for this recognition.
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    04/20/2011 | Find an ARRL Field Day Station Near You

    First introduced in 2008, the ARRL’s Field Day Station Locator Service has proved a popular addition to the Field Day toolbox. This service -- an interactive map that helps amateurs or those interested in Amateur Radio find a Field Day site near them -- i
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    08/30/2010 | Hurricane Earl Continues to Strengthen, Watch Nets Activated

    With Hurricane Earl now a category 2 storm -- and expected to become a major hurricane -- WX4NHC and the Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) -- activated at 8 AM EDT on Monday, August 30; WX4NHC is the Amateur Radio station at the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in
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    06/21/2010 | It’s Not Too Late to Register Your Field Day Site

    ARRL Field Day -- Amateur Radio’s most popular on-the-air event -- is this weekend, June 26-27. Have you registered your Field Day site with the ARRL Field Day Locator Service? First introduced in 2008, the service -- an interactive map that helps amateur
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