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The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL News - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 05:14

Tad Cook, K7RA, in Seattle, reports: Sunspot activity continues, and this reporting week, the average daily sunspot number rose from 16.1 to 22.7, while average daily solar flux went from 73.5 to 75.7. The two sunspot groups that appeared on May 3 and May 6 are fading fast and rotating off the visible solar disc. Two geomagnetically active days occurred on May 11 and 14, when the planetary A in...

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Hamvention 2019 - Friday Roundup

ARRL News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 17:01

The first day of Dayton Hamvention 2019 began with prompt crowds streaming in as soon as doors opened. ARRL Expo was one area that drew fair attention, with the addition of a booth for the new ARRL and Dayton Hamvention Mobile Event App. Available for free download, the app provides maps of the entire fairgrounds, booth layouts in every building, schedules of forums and presentations, and other...

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The Doctor Will See You Now!

ARRL News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 14:17
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The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Available

ARRL News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:28

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.

 

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Radio Amateurs to Demonstrate Emergency Messaging Capabilities for Red Cross, FEMA

ARRL News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 10:51

Just days ahead of the 2019 Hurricane Season, dozens of hams along the US East Coast will demonstrate Amateur Radio’s ability to deliver messages without commercial power, infrastructure, or permanently established stations for officials of the American Red Cross and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

The Thursday, May 23 event will take place in coordination with ARRL, during a joi...

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Limor Fried, AC2SN, is Recipient of 2019 Women in Open Source Award

ARRL News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 10:48

Adafruit Industries Founder Limor Fried, AC2SN, was one of two 2019 Women in Open Source Award winners. Sponsored by open-source solution provider Red Hat, the awards honor women who make important contributions to open-source projects and communities, or those making innovative use of open-source methodology.

Nominations for this year’s awards were accepted for two categories: “Academic” for th...

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IARU Member-Societies Ratify Leadership Nominations, to Consider New Members

ARRL News - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 10:37

The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) member-societies on May 3 completed voting to ratify the nominations of IARU President Tim Ellam, VE6SH/G4HUA, and Vice President Ole Garpestad, LA2RR, to new terms. With 57 affirmative votes required for ratification, Ellam received 75 votes, and Garpestad received 74 votes.

Applications for IARU membership have been received via IARU Region 1 from t...

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2019-05-16 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 15:34
Date: Thursday May 16, 2019
Time: 3:15 AM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 12°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 12° above N

2019-05-16 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 15:34
Date: Thursday May 16, 2019
Time: 4:51 AM
Duration: 6 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 31°
Approach: 10° above NW
Departure: 11° above E

2019-05-17 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 15:34
Date: Friday May 17, 2019
Time: 00:50 AM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 11°
Approach: 11° above NNE
Departure: 11° above NNE

2019-05-17 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 15:34
Date: Friday May 17, 2019
Time: 2:24 AM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 11°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 11° above N

2019-05-17 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 15:34
Date: Friday May 17, 2019
Time: 4:00 AM
Duration: 5 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 21°
Approach: 11° above NNW
Departure: 10° above ENE

2019-05-17 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 15:34
Date: Friday May 17, 2019
Time: 5:36 AM
Duration: 6 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 61°
Approach: 10° above WNW
Departure: 10° above SE

2019-05-17 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 15:34
Date: Friday May 17, 2019
Time: 10:17 PM
Duration: 6 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 54°
Approach: 10° above SW
Departure: 10° above ENE

2019-05-17 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 15:34
Date: Friday May 17, 2019
Time: 11:54 PM
Duration: 5 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 22°
Approach: 10° above WNW
Departure: 11° above NNE

2019-05-18 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 15:34
Date: Saturday May 18, 2019
Time: 1:33 AM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 10°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 10° above NNW

2019-05-18 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 15:34
Date: Saturday May 18, 2019
Time: 3:10 AM
Duration: 4 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 16°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 10° above ENE

2019-05-18 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 15:34
Date: Saturday May 18, 2019
Time: 4:46 AM
Duration: 6 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 70°
Approach: 10° above NW
Departure: 11° above ESE

2019-05-18 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 15:34
Date: Saturday May 18, 2019
Time: 9:27 PM
Duration: 5 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 28°
Approach: 11° above SSW
Departure: 10° above ENE

2019-05-18 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 15:34
Date: Saturday May 18, 2019
Time: 11:03 PM
Duration: 6 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 33°
Approach: 11° above W
Departure: 10° above NE

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