December 16, 2018

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

December 16, 2018 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels

The 2019 SARL Blue Book

December 16, 2018 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - The 2019 Contest Manual or Blue Book has been released and is available for download from Contest page on the SARL website

SolderSmoke Podcast

December 16, 2018 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Episode 208 of the amateur radio podcast SolderSmoke is now available

SARL Hall of Fame

December 16, 2018 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - The SARL Council is calling for nominations for the Hall of Fame

Recurring donations feature added to AMSAT website

December 16, 2018 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Would you like to donate to AMSAT and/or ARISS but can only afford a little at a time? Even small amounts help, especially as they add up over time!

QSO Today - Joel Wilhite - KD6W

December 16, 2018 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Joel Wilhite, KD6W, has a long history in amateur radio, telephony and amateur radio television

Kenilworth students' ham radio contact with space station

December 16, 2018 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - ARISS-UK have released a video of the amateur radio contact between students at Kenilworth School and astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor KG5TMT operating NA1SS on the ISS

2 x 1 contest callsigns – we need your feedback

December 16, 2018 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - The Radio Amateur Society of Australia met with the ACMA on 4 December 2018. A number of topics were covered, including the possibility of a new callsign block, traditionally known as 2*1 callsigns (eg. VK3A, VK2B, VK7F, etc)

December 15, 2018

Propagation de K7RA

December 15, 2018 10:18 AM - Southgate ARC - Our recent reporting week (December 6-12) had sunspots on five of the seven days, with an average daily sunspot number of 9.7, up from 2.3 in the previous seven days. Average daily solar flux rose from 68.9 to 70.7

Variation to UK Broadband’s licence for spectrum in the 3.6 GHz band

December 15, 2018 10:18 AM - Southgate ARC - Ofcom has granted a request from UK Broadband to vary its licence for use of spectrum in the 3.6 GHz band

Two killed in accident at Antarctic research station

December 15, 2018 10:18 AM - Southgate ARC - Two fire technicians at a US scientific station in Antarctica have died after being found unconscious, according to the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Tim Peake KG5BVI / GB1SS inspired 2 million young people

December 15, 2018 10:18 AM - Southgate ARC - A new report has found more than 2 million young people in the UK engaged with education and outreach programmes linked to Tim Peake’s Principia Mission to space

Post launch updates on the JY1SAT and ESEO missions

December 15, 2018 10:18 AM - Southgate ARC - JY1SAT carry the FUNcube-6 amateur radio transponder and ESEO with the FUNcube-4 transponder were launched on December 3, 2018

First look at the DRAWS Digi Mode Hat for Raspberry Pi

December 15, 2018 10:18 AM - Southgate ARC - Today's topic is ham radio and the Raspberry Pi. This is the second video in the DRAWS Ham Radio Digi Mode Hat for Raspberry Pi series. This time we take a look at what's inside the package, have a very close up look at the hardware, then wrap up the video with a few comments and questions

AGB-Party Contest

December 15, 2018 12:19 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1600Z-1700Z, Dec 21

December 14, 2018

The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Available

December 14, 2018 06:09 PM - ARRL -

Listen to the new episode of ARRL Audio News on your iOS or Android podcast app, or online at http://www.blubrry.com/arrlaudionews/. Audio News is also retransmitted on a number of FM repeaters. Click here and then scroll down to see the list.

Please note that the December 14th edition of Audio News will be our last for this year. Audio News will resume on January 4, 2019.

 

 

The K7RA Solar Update

December 14, 2018 02:33 PM - ARRL -

Our recent reporting week (December 6-12) had sunspots on five of the seven days, with an average daily sunspot number of 9.7, up from 2.3 in the previous seven days. Average daily solar flux rose from 68.9 to 70.7. Geomagnetic indices were moderate, with average daily planetary A index rising from 7 to 8, and mid-latitude A index increasing from 4.9 to 6.4.

Predicted solar flux over the next 45...

Updates for users of spectrum in the 700 MHz band

December 14, 2018 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - Work to clear the 700 MHz spectrum band remains on track, as Ofcom confirms additional funding for some spectrum users affected by the clearance programme

IEEE Microwave Society awards radio hams

December 14, 2018 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - The ARRL reports the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) has announced its 2019 award recipients. The list includes several radio amateurs

Half of homes could boost their broadband

December 14, 2018 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - Half of British households could switch to faster broadband today, Ofcom has found, as it announces a range of action to protect loyal broadband customers and help people get a better deal

Hackaday: Weaponizing the radio spectrum

December 14, 2018 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - Dan Maloney KC1DJT writes on Hackaday about the talk "Electronic Warfare; a Brief Overview of Weaponized RF Design" given by radio amateur Jeremy Hong KD8TUO to the Hackaday Superconference

Foundations of Amateur Radio #184

December 14, 2018 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - Recently I managed to get some quality on-air time when I participated in a contest. This isn't about contesting. Although I suppose tangentially it is

First FT8 Roundup is a huge hit

December 14, 2018 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - The ARRL report the first FT8 Roundup held December 1–2 attracted some 1,300 logs with about 131,200 contacts recorded

DX News from the ARRL

December 14, 2018 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

December 13, 2018

Broadcasters Intruding on Exclusive Amateur Radio Frequencies

December 13, 2018 08:15 PM - ARRL -

The International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 (IARU-R1) Monitoring System (IARUMS) reports that Radio Hargeisa in Somaliland has returned to 7,120 kHz after a break of several weeks, while Radio Eritrea has been reported on 7,140 and 7,180 kHz. Radio Sudan has been transmitting on 7,205 kHz with excessive splatter, IARUMS said. German telecommunications authorities have filed official complain...

IEEE Microwave Society Recognizes Radio Amateurs

December 13, 2018 08:06 PM - ARRL -

The IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) has announced its 2019 award recipients. The list includes several radio amateurs.

  • James C. Rautio, AJ3K, will receive the Microwave Career Award for a career of leadership, meritorious achievement, creativity, and outstanding contributions in the field of microwave theory and techniques.
  • Wayne Shiroma, NH7PA, will receive the Distinguishe...

First FT8 Roundup is a Huge Hit

December 13, 2018 06:25 PM -

The Doctor Will See You Now!

December 13, 2018 01:00 PM -

Vonage fined for emergency call service failure

December 13, 2018 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Ofcom has fined Vonage for failing to ensure its customers had uninterrupted access to the emergency services

Swiss Council of States - ham radio antennas

December 13, 2018 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - The national amateur radio society in Switzerland, the USKA, reports on legislation concerning amateur radio antennas

NZ 60m trial extended

December 13, 2018 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - New Zealand's national society NZART report that RSM have agreed to extend the one year 60m trial for a further six months to give more time for information gathering

EURAO Party - Winter Special 2018-2019: hunting beacons

December 13, 2018 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - The European Radio Amateurs' Organization announces a new party on the air, this time with the motto: 'hunting beacons'

French ham radio licence fee

December 13, 2018 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - REF reports the Finance committee of the Senate has tabled an amendment to the French Finance Act 2019 concerning the annual amateur radio license fee

DF13, German special event

December 13, 2018 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Look for special event stations DF13DEJU, DF13BLN, DF13BUD, DF13MUC, DF13PAR and DF13STO to be active between January 1st and June 30th, 2019

Comtech 23cm Amateur Television (ATV) LCD tuner using Arduino

December 13, 2018 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Adrian has developed a rotary LCD tuner for his Comtech 23cm transmitter using an Arduino Uno as the micro-controller

ARISS contact planned for students in Kenilworth, United Kingdom

December 13, 2018 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - An International Space Station school contact has been planned for Serena Aunon-Chancellor KG5TMT with Kenilworth School and Sixth Form, Kenilworth, United Kingdom

Tony's 10m Band Report

December 13, 2018 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Saturday and Sunday were monumental but the rest of the week really dragged. Top DXers this week OY1CT and OY1OF (Faroe Is) (look at their antennas on QRZ.COM!!), YY8HBO (Venezuela), MM0TFU (Scotland) and many others

December 12, 2018

Working Amateur Radio Satellites

December 12, 2018 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - Stephen 2E0SSM recently did a talk at the Lincoln Shortwave Club about working amateur satellites and he has now published an article on his website

Santa Claus from Romania

December 12, 2018 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - Santa Claus and his Ham Radio elves are coming back to YO again in 2018 for the third consecutive time

How to Choose a Two-Way Radio

December 12, 2018 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - Popular Mechanics magazine article says Walkie-talkies, CB radios, and Ham radios are a fun and useful way to communicate with your group of friends and family

Artist made a radio out of a kitchen sink

December 12, 2018 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - The IEEE Spectrum magazine reports on Amanda Dawn Christie’s work which commemorates the fading glory of shortwave radio

Invitation of applications for new community radio licences

December 12, 2018 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - Ofcom is now inviting applications for new FM community radio licences in 43 areas across the UK

Antarctica op

December 12, 2018 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - Felix DL5XL operates once more as DP1POL from the station Neumayer III (AN-016, WW Loc. IB59uh)

IOTA news from the DARC

December 12, 2018 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

December 11, 2018

Apollo 8 50th Anniversary Special Event Set for December 21 – 27

December 11, 2018 07:22 PM -

Jordan’s First CubeSat, JY1Sat, is Designated as JO-97

December 11, 2018 05:23 PM - ARRL -

JY1Sat, launched on December 3 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California as part of the SpaceX SSO-A: SmallSat Express launch, has been designated as Jordan OSCAR 97 (JO-97). The 1U CubeSat is a project of the Crown Prince Foundation of Jordan. Telemetry has been received and decoded around the world since the launch.

The spacecraft’s name recalls the Amateur Radio call sign of Jordan’s late ...

SAQ Alexanderson Alternator Transmission Set for Christmas Eve

December 11, 2018 05:04 PM - ARRL -

Sweden’s Alexanderson alternator station SAQ has planned a Christmas Eve transmission on 17.2 kHz. The transmitter will be tuned up starting at around 0730 UTC, and a message will be transmitted at 0800 UTC. The 200 kW Alexanderson alternator is an electromechanical transmitter dating back to 1924.

The event will be streamed live on the Alexanderson site YouTube Channel. Listener reports are inv...

Hamvention® Seeks 2019 Award Nominees

December 11, 2018 03:24 PM -

WSJT-X 2.0 full release now available

December 11, 2018 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - The WSJT-X 2.0 software suite has been released, and developer Joe Taylor, K1JT, is urging FT8 and MSK144 users to upgrade to what will become the new standard

Voyager 2 enters interstellar space

December 11, 2018 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - At Monday's American Geophysical Union meeting in Washington, NASA announced that Voyager 2 has exited the sun's magnetic bubble and entered interstellar space

‘Suspicious package’ at post office was ham radio equipment

December 11, 2018 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - The Gainesville Sun reports the U.S. Post Office on Southwest 34th Street was briefly evacuated after the discovery of a suspicious package

Masada Fortress special event

December 11, 2018 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - Members of the Holy Land DX Group will operate from the heart of 'Masada Fortress' as 4X0M (M=Masada) between January 4-6th, 2019

Maintaining Student Interest in Ham Radio

December 11, 2018 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - Skyler Fennell, KG0SKY, gave a presentation at the 2018 TAPR Digital Communications Conference about maintaining student interest in Amateur Radio with projects that appeal to the younger generation

IARUMS reports on mystery frequency hopping station

December 11, 2018 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - IARU-R1 Monitoring System reports an intriguing transmission has been spotted giving short beeps exactly on each second, frequency hopping between 10108-10115 kHz and 18834/18899 kHz

Global Radio Guide is now available

December 11, 2018 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - The 11th edition of Teak Publishing’s Global Radio Guide (Winter 2018-2019) is now available on Amazon

December 10, 2018

Fox-1Cliff/AO-95 Receiver Suffers Apparent Failure

December 10, 2018 07:21 PM - ARRL -

The receiver on the newly launched Fox-1Cliff/AO-95 CubeSat seems to have suffered a receiver failure that could render the satellite unusable, AMSAT said over the weekend. Efforts continue by AMSAT Engineering to establish the cause of the problem and determine if a fix is possible. AMSAT Vice President-Engineering Jerry Buxton, N0JY, reported over the weekend that the issue cropped up during ...

News from the ARRL Contest Branch

December 10, 2018 06:37 PM - ARRL -

The ARRL Contest Branch reports that preliminary results now are available for the 2018 ARRL November Sweepstakes CW and for the 2018 September VHF ContestPreliminary results for the ARRL 10 GHz and Up Contest also have been posted. The Contest Branch reminds participants that logs for the 2018 ARRL 10-Meter Contest are due by 2359 UTC on December 16, and the 2018 ARRL EME Contest logs are du...

WSJT-X 2.0 Full Release Now Available; FT8 Enthusiasts Urged to Upgrade Now

December 10, 2018 06:30 PM - ARRL -

The WSJT-X 2.0 software suite has been released, and developer Joe Taylor, K1JT, is urging FT8 and MSK144 users to upgrade to what will become the new standard, because the FT8 and MSK144 protocols have been enhanced in a way that is not backward compatible with older versions of the program. That includes any version 1.9 releases.

“The new protocols become the worldwide standards starting on De...

Santa Claus special event from Romania

December 10, 2018 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - Look for the following special event Santa Claus stations to be active during December

NASA On The Air

December 10, 2018 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - Listen for amateur radio clubs at NASA facilities as they participate in the NASA On The Air activity to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 8 mission that spanned launch December 21, 1968, to splashdown on December 27, 1968

Israel Amateur Radio Club Xmas event

December 10, 2018 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - Members of the Israel Amateur Radio Club (I.A.R.C) are pleased to announce the 2018 XMAS activity for its national award program: Holy-land Christianity On The Air (HOCOTA)

Ham Radio on French TV

December 10, 2018 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - A France 3 TV report broadcast early in 2018 provides an introduction to the world of Amateur Radio

EI100MCV, last chance to operate

December 10, 2018 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - Reminder that as we approach December 31 the National Maritime Museum of Ireland Radio Club would like to invite EI licence holders to operate Special Event Call Sign EI100MCV before the licence expires

DXCC Country/Entity Report

December 10, 2018 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 2nd December, through Sunday, 9th December there were 216 countries active

1940s Radio Times now online

December 10, 2018 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - The BBC Genome Project has released the next batch of pages from the publication Radio Times, this time covering the 1940s

IOTA news from OPDX

December 10, 2018 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

ARRL Rookie Roundup, CW

December 10, 2018 12:12 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1800Z-2359Z, Dec 16

December 09, 2018

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

December 09, 2018 09:11 AM - Southgate ARC - Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels

WIA Hot Issues

December 09, 2018 09:11 AM - Southgate ARC - The ‘Current WIA Hot Issues’ section on the website gives you a view into some of the major pressure points that the WIA stays across on your behalf

The CWops Award for advancing the art of CW

December 09, 2018 09:11 AM - Southgate ARC - CWops is pleased to announce that it is now accepting nominations for this prestigious award for the year 2019

Students' ham radio balloon attempts round the world flight

December 09, 2018 09:11 AM - Southgate ARC - On Dec 8 Jefferson Intermediate School’s 5th grade science classes assisted in the launch of an amateur radio 144.390 MHz FM APRS balloon in an attempt to fly around the world

Satellites activation from the Queen Mary on December 15

December 09, 2018 09:11 AM - Southgate ARC - Patrick WD9EWK will be part of a day of satellite operating from a deck on the RMS Queen Mary, docked at Long Beach in southern California, Saturday 15 December 2018

SARL Day of the Radio Amateur

December 09, 2018 09:11 AM - Southgate ARC - The Boland Amateur Radio Club will be hosting the 2019 SARL Day of the Radio Amateur at two venues in Stellenbosch on Friday 12 and Saturday 13 April 2019

QSO Today - Riki Klein - K7NJ/4X4NJ

December 09, 2018 09:11 AM - Southgate ARC - Riki Kline, K7NJ, has a long and interesting ham radio career, from humble beginnings in Las Vegas, Nevada, as a teenage ham, to his current QTH on over 40 rural acres in Utah. Riki also lives in Israel, part time, in the village of Na’aleh, overlooking Israel’s coastal plain and the Ben Gurion, Airport

Fox-1Cliff/AO-95 Commissioning Status

December 09, 2018 09:11 AM - Southgate ARC - Following the launch of Fox-1Cliff/AO-95, AMSAT Engineering began the commissioning process, with the help of AMSAT Operations, on Tuesday December 4

ARISS contact planned for students in Thiviers, France

December 09, 2018 09:11 AM - Southgate ARC - An International Space Station school contact has been planned for Serena Aunon-Chancellor KG5TMT with College Léonce Bourliaguet, Thiviers, France

ICQ Podcast Episode 282 - Android Rig Control

December 09, 2018 08:49 AM - ICQ Podcast -

In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Matthew Nassau M0NJX and Bill Barnes N3JIX to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is Android Control Rig.

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  • Canadian National Parks on the Air Event Set to Start on 1st January 2019

  • ExseedSat Designated as VO-96

OK DX RTTY Contest

December 09, 2018 12:11 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 0000Z-2400Z, Dec 15

Padang DX Contest

December 09, 2018 12:11 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1200Z, Dec 15 to 1159Z, Dec 16

Croatian CW Contest

December 09, 2018 12:11 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1400Z, Dec 15 to 1400Z, Dec 16

December 08, 2018

VK6WIA NewsWest

December 08, 2018 10:13 AM - Southgate ARC - In this edition of NewsWest we look at the history of Amateur Radio, and we have history old and relatively new

Knacksat team request telemetry reports

December 08, 2018 10:13 AM - Southgate ARC - Tanan Rangseeprom HS1JAN has requested radio amateurs to help with receiving telemetry data from the Knacksat CubeSat that was launched on December 3

JY1Sat now Jordan-OSCAR 97 (JO-97)

December 08, 2018 10:13 AM - Southgate ARC - On December 3rd, 2018, JY1Sat was launched on a Falcon 9 vehicle from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Part of Spaceflight’s SSO-A: Smallsat Express launch, JY1Sat is a project of the Crown Prince Foundation of Jordan

FRS Holiday Season broadcast

December 08, 2018 10:13 AM - Southgate ARC - Sunday December 30th FRS-Holland will be on air with its annual Holiday Season broadcast

ExseedSat granted VO-96 OSCAR number

December 08, 2018 10:13 AM - Southgate ARC - ExseedSat granted VO-96 OSCAR number ExseedSat was built by a team of Indian radio hams and launched on a Falcon 9 vehicle from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California

Es’hail-2 ham radio transponders in TX Factor show

December 08, 2018 10:13 AM - Southgate ARC - In Episode 22 of the popular amateur radio show TX Factor, AMSAT-UK's Graham Shirville G3VZV explains what to expect when the geostationary satellite Es’hail-2 is in full operation

CubeSats to launch from New Zealand

December 08, 2018 10:13 AM - Southgate ARC - Terry Osborne ZL2BAC has provided some information on the upcoming launch from New Zealand of 10 CubeSats on the Rocket Labs Electron ELaNa-19 mission, a number of the satellites carry amateur radio payloads

Coverage set for Russian spacewalk at International Space Station

December 08, 2018 10:13 AM - Southgate ARC - Two Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station at 11 a.m. EST Tuesday, Dec. 11, to conduct a six-hour spacewalk. Live coverage will begin at 10 a.m. on NASA Television and the agency’s website

China's mission to the farside of the Moon

December 08, 2018 10:13 AM - Southgate ARC - China is going where no one has gone before--the farside of the Moon

UN DIGI Contest

December 08, 2018 12:11 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1400Z-1559Z, Dec 14 and 1600Z-1759Z, Dec 14

Russian 160-Meter Contest

December 08, 2018 12:11 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 2000Z-2400Z, Dec 14

December 07, 2018

2018 QST Antenna Design Competition Winners Announced

December 07, 2018 11:57 PM -

ARRL Bill Leonard Audio Reporting Award Presented in New York City

December 07, 2018 09:17 PM - ARRL -

The 2017 ARRL Bill Leonard W2SKE Professional Media Award for Audio Reporting was presented in New York on December 6 to the producers and staff of the radio program “The Takeaway.” The program, a joint production of Public Radio International (PRI), WGBH, and WNYC, aired a number of stories about Amateur Radio’s role in supporting disaster relief agencies in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Mar...

Attorney Jane Hinckley Halprin Named as FCC’s Administrative Law Judge

December 07, 2018 08:49 PM - ARRL -

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has announced that Jane Hinckley Halprin will serve as the agency’s Administrative Law Judge (ALJ). She succeeds Judge Richard Sippel, who retired on December 1.

“Jane has done tremendous work at the FCC, and I congratulate her on this new role,” Pai said. “The good judgment she displayed working on ethics issues at the agency for over a decade will serve her well as our A...

ExseedSat Designated as VO-96

December 07, 2018 06:26 PM - ARRL -

At the request of Exseed Space, AMSAT has designated the 1U ExseedSat CubeSat, launched on December 3 on a Falcon 9 vehicle from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, as VUsat-OSCAR 96 (VO-96).

ExseedSat was built by a team of Indian radio amateurs, including Ashhar Farhan, VU2ESE; George Phillips, VU2GT; Gurudatta Panda, VU3GDP; Sasi Bhushan, VU3ELR, and Nitin Muttin, VU3TYG. Initial telemet...

The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Available

December 07, 2018 05:39 PM - ARRL -

Listen to the new episode of ARRL Audio News on your iOS or Android podcast app, or online at http://www.blubrry.com/arrlaudionews/. Audio News is also retransmitted on a number of FM repeaters. Click here and then scroll down to see the list.

 

The January Edition of Digital QST is Now Available!

December 07, 2018 05:10 PM -

The K7RA Solar Update

December 07, 2018 02:39 PM - ARRL -

After nine days with no sunspots, sunspot group 2729 emerged on December 5. The sunspot number on that date was 16. Average daily solar flux for the week was 68.9, unchanged from last week. On Thursday, December 6 the appearance of 2729 continued, with a sunspot number of 17 and the sunspot area increasing from 30 to 50 millionths of a solar hemisphere.

Average daily planetary A index rose from ...

ARRL 2018 Philip J. McGan Award Presented

December 07, 2018 01:00 PM -

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