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2018-02-16 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 23:34
Date: Friday Feb 16, 2018
Time: 6:34 PM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 12°
Approach: 12° above SW
Departure: 10° above SSW

2018-02-24 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 23:34
Date: Saturday Feb 24, 2018
Time: 6:41 AM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 21°
Approach: 10° above S
Departure: 21° above SE

2018-02-25 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 23:34
Date: Sunday Feb 25, 2018
Time: 5:51 AM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 10°
Approach: 10° above SE
Departure: 10° above SE

2018-02-26 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 23:34
Date: Monday Feb 26, 2018
Time: 6:32 AM
Duration: 4 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 53°
Approach: 10° above SW
Departure: 36° above E

2018-02-27 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 23:34
Date: Tuesday Feb 27, 2018
Time: 5:41 AM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 26°
Approach: 11° above S
Departure: 23° above ESE

2018-02-28 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 23:34
Date: Wednesday Feb 28, 2018
Time: 4:51 AM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 13°
Approach: 13° above SE
Departure: 11° above ESE

2018-02-28 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 23:34
Date: Wednesday Feb 28, 2018
Time: 6:24 AM
Duration: 6 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 60°
Approach: 10° above WSW
Departure: 10° above NE

2018-03-01 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 23:34
Date: Thursday Mar 1, 2018
Time: 5:35 AM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 69°
Approach: 57° above SSW
Departure: 22° above ENE

2018-03-02 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 23:34
Date: Friday Mar 2, 2018
Time: 4:45 AM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 19°
Approach: 19° above E
Departure: 19° above E

2018-03-02 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 23:34
Date: Friday Mar 2, 2018
Time: 6:18 AM
Duration: 5 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 29°
Approach: 16° above W
Departure: 11° above NE

2018-03-03 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 23:34
Date: Saturday Mar 3, 2018
Time: 5:27 AM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 47°
Approach: 47° above NNW
Departure: 10° above NE

The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 07:56

Solar activity increased over the last reporting week (February 8-14). Average daily sunspot number rose from 10.3 to 24, while average daily solar flux increased from 72.5 to 77.4. Geomagnetic indicators were quiet, with average planetary A index changing from 4.4 to 4.1, and average mid-latitude A index going from 3.6 to 3.

 

Predicted solar flux is 71, 70 and 69 on February 16-18, 68 on Februa...

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KE4PT and W4RQ Win the February QST Cover Plaque Award

ARRL News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 14:30

The winning article for the February 2018 QST Cover Plaque award is “Live Trees Affect Antenna Performance” by Kai Siwiak, KE4PT, and Richard Quick, W4RQ. The QST Cover Plaque Award -- given to the author or authors of the most popular article in each issue -- is determined by a vote of ARRL members on the QST Cover Plaque Poll web page. Cast a ballot for your favorite article in the March issu...

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W1AW/7 to be on the Air from ARRL Southwestern Division Convention

ARRL News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 12:36

W1AW/7 will be on the air from the ARRL Southwestern Division Convention (Yuma Hamfest) in Yuma, Arizona (DM22), beginning at 1600 UTC on February 16 and continuing through 0200 UTC on February 18.

Operation will be on phone, CW, and digital modes on all bands through UHF (The station is restricted to 100 W because of its proximity to the Yuma International Airport).

A staff of four control opera...

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The Doctor Will See You Now!

ARRL News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 07:00

“Vacuum Tubes” is the topic of the new (February 15) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast. Listen...and learn! More than a half-million downloads since its debut in April 2016 attest to the podcast’s popularity.

Sponsored by DX Engineering, “ARRL The Doctor is In” is an informative discussion of all things technical. Listen on your computer, tablet, or smartphone -- whenever and wherev...

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Great Club Log Hardware Shuffle Complete

ARRL News - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:25

Club Log author Michael Wells, G7VJR,announced on February 13 that he has completed the “Great Hardware Shuffle” for the online service. The free, web-based tool can produce DXCC league tables, expedition tools, log-search services, and most-wanted lists.

“In recent months, I have been working through a checklist to do a big, once-every-5-years kind of upgrade for Club Log’s hardware,” Wells sai...

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