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    12/16/2011 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Solar activity dropped this week, with the average daily sunspot numbers declining more than 39 points to 94.7. It’s been 13 weeks since the average daily sunspot number for the week was that low or lower, when we reported an average of 91.7 in the Septem
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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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    06/03/2011 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Sunspot activity is up sharply this week, with the average daily sunspot number increasing more than 55 points to 89.9, while the average solar flux rose nearly 20 points to 103.1. Sunspot numbers for May 26-June 1 were 40, 65, 91, 89, 105, 132 and 107, w
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    05/12/2011 | RIT Students Successfully Launch High Altitude Balloon

    The Rochester Institute of Technology Amateur Radio Club, K2GXT, had a successful launch of RITCHIE-1 -- a custom high altitude balloon designed by members of K2GXT -- at the Imagine RIT Festival on May 7. According to RITARC Vice President Bryce Salmi, K
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    04/29/2011 | Transatlantic Amateur Radio Balloon Flight Aborted

    The Project Blue Horizon transatlantic balloon flight aborted late Friday morning.
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  • High altitude balloon image from 95,000 feet.

    04/20/2011 | Transatlantic Amateur Radio Balloon Flight Postponed

    Transatlantic balloon flight postponed to next week.
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    04/01/2011 | The K7RA Solar Update

    The activity we could see recently on our Sun’s far side -- thanks to the STEREO mission -- has been rotating into view, producing some nice sunspot activity and the resulting improved upper-HF propagation. Compared to the previous week (March 17-23), the
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    01/26/2011 | ARRL Teachers Institute Now Accepting Applications for 2011 Sessions

    The ARRL Education Services Department has announced the 2011 schedule for the Teachers Institute on Wireless Technology workshop. Offered through the ARRL’s Education & Technology Program (ETP), the Teachers Institute is a four-day, expenses paid, in-res
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