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    06/29/2011 | There’s Still More to Do for ARRL Field Day!

    The radios, antennas and the food might be put away after ARRL Field Day 2011, but there is still plenty of work to do to close the books on this annual operating extravaganza. According to ARRL Field Day Manager Dan Henderson, N1ND, the fun may be over,
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    06/17/2011 | The K7RA Solar Update

    The average daily sunspot numbers for the past week declined by more than half, nearly 52 points to 35.1, when compared to the previous week. Sunspot numbers for June 9-15 were 46, 35, 37, 16, 16, 48 and 48, with a mean of 35.1. The 10.7 cm flux was 87.5,
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    06/10/2011 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Although higher early in the reporting week, the average daily sunspot numbers declined more than 4 points to 85.7, while the average of daily solar flux numbers were down 1.5 points to 101.6 when compared to the previous week, May 26-June 1. Sunspot numb
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    05/27/2011 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Our Sun was certainly quieter this week. The average daily sunspot numbers were down nearly 17 points to 51.6, while the average daily solar flux declined nearly 9 points to 83.2. Sunspot numbers for May 19-25 were 36, 33, 44, 47, 37, 23 and 23, with a me
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    05/13/2011 | The K7RA Solar Update

    As reported in The ARRL Letter on Wednesday, six sunspot groups were visible, but that number shrunk to two on Thursday. Daily sunspot numbers declined from 84 to 29 over those two days as well, but the average sunspot number for the reporting week (Thurs
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    04/29/2011 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Geomagnetic conditions are quiet this week, but they may become slightly unsettled over this weekend. The average daily sunspot numbers were down more than 18 points to 74.9, while the average daily solar flux was off less than 4 points to 113.4. Sunspot
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    04/15/2011 | The K7RA Solar Update

    On Wednesday, April 13, the daily sunspot number reached a new high for Solar Cycle 24 when it hit 153. I looked back over this calendar year and saw that the previous high was 137 on March 8, 2011, 16 points lower than Wednesday. That week’s Solar Update
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    04/08/2011 | The K7RA Solar Update

    Our Sun is still quite active, but sunspot numbers are down this week, when compared with the week before. The average daily sunspot numbers were down nearly 34 points to 68.3, while the average daily solar flux declined nearly 3 points to 111.8. But geom
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