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    05/23/2012 | Former ARRL First Vice President Steve Mendelsohn, W2ML (SK)

    After a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer, Steve Mendelsohn, W2ML, of Dumont, New Jersey, passed away May 23. He was 67. An ARRL Life Member, Mendelsohn began his time with ARRL in 1983 when he was elected as Vice Director of the Hudson Division...
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    05/16/2012 | Former ARRL Vice Director Jim Mozley, W2BCH, SK

    Former ARRL Vice Director James Mozley, W2BCH, became a Silent Key May 13 at age 89.
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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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    04/20/2011 | Transatlantic Amateur Radio Balloon Flight Postponed

    Transatlantic balloon flight postponed to next week.
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