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2018-10-28 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 19:34
Date: Sunday Oct 28, 2018
Time: 5:34 AM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 13°
Approach: 13° above ESE
Departure: 12° above ESE

2018-10-28 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 19:34
Date: Sunday Oct 28, 2018
Time: 7:07 AM
Duration: 6 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 59°
Approach: 12° above WSW
Departure: 10° above NE

2018-10-29 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 19:34
Date: Monday Oct 29, 2018
Time: 6:18 AM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 70°
Approach: 69° above SSE
Departure: 10° above ENE

2018-10-30 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 19:34
Date: Tuesday Oct 30, 2018
Time: 7:01 AM
Duration: 4 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 28°
Approach: 21° above WNW
Departure: 11° above NE

2018-10-31 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 19:34
Date: Wednesday Oct 31, 2018
Time: 6:11 AM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 30°
Approach: 30° above NNE
Departure: 12° above NE

2018-11-01 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 19:34
Date: Thursday Nov 1, 2018
Time: 6:54 AM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 18°
Approach: 17° above NW
Departure: 11° above NNE

2018-11-02 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 19:34
Date: Friday Nov 2, 2018
Time: 6:05 AM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 16°
Approach: 16° above NNE
Departure: 11° above NNE

2018-11-02 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 19:34
Date: Friday Nov 2, 2018
Time: 7:39 AM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 11°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 10° above NNE

2018-11-03 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 19:34
Date: Saturday Nov 3, 2018
Time: 6:47 AM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 13°
Approach: 13° above NNW
Departure: 10° above NNE

The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Now Available!

ARRL News - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 10:56

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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The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL News - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 07:42

Solar activity increased last week. Compared to the previous seven days, average daily sunspot number increased from 1.6 to 12.6, while average daily solar flux rose from 68.9 to 71. After six days with sunspots making a re-appearance (October 12-17), there were no sunspots on Thursday, October 18.

Sunspot area was listed at zero on October 15-17, which means that the area was less than 10 milli...

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WRTC 2018 QSL Cards on Order; No Return Cards Wanted

ARRL News - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 07:38

World Radiosport Team Championship 2018 (WRTC 2018) chair Christian Janssen, DL1MGB, says QSL cards for contacts with the competing Y8-prefix stations now are on order at the printer’s.

“It is not always easy to keep up the pace after such a big event like the WRTC 2018,” Janssen said. “But, we are moving forward.” WRTC 2018 will not automatically send QSL cards, but everyone who wants a paper Q...

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ARRL Northern Florida Section Seeks Volunteers to Deploy to Hurricane Zone

ARRL News - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 13:10

Northern Florida ARES is seeking volunteers to deploy for up to a week to areas of the state devastated by Hurricane Michael. Serious communication issues remain in the Florida Panhandle in the storm’s wake, with the telecommunications infrastructure ravaged and storm victims unable to communicate with family members outside the region. The Florida State Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is hop...

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Norwegian Radio Amateur Being Prevented from Leaving Chad

ARRL News - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:46

A saga that has reached the diplomatic and foreign ministry level is playing out in Africa’s Republic of Chad, where Norwegian radio amateur Kenneth Opskar, LA7GIA, had only operated as TT8KO for about 1 day before security police shut down his station on October 10. He’d logged 2,150 contacts, already uploaded to Club Log, and all antennas except a 160-meter vertical had been installed. At the...

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The Doctor Will See You Now!

ARRL News - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 06:00

“Winterizing Your Station” is the topic of the new (October 11) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast. Listen...and learn!

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 wherever you like!

Every 2 weeks, your host, QST Editor-in-Chief Steve Ford, WB8IMY, and the Doct...

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