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2019-07-24 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 07/12/2019 - 21:34
Date: Wednesday Jul 24, 2019
Time: 00:02 AM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 12°
Approach: 12° above N
Departure: 10° above NE

2019-07-24 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 07/12/2019 - 21:34
Date: Wednesday Jul 24, 2019
Time: 1:37 AM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 10°
Approach: 10° above NW
Departure: 10° above NW

2019-07-24 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 07/12/2019 - 21:34
Date: Wednesday Jul 24, 2019
Time: 9:35 PM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 16°
Approach: 16° above NNW
Departure: 10° above NNE

2019-07-24 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 07/12/2019 - 21:34
Date: Wednesday Jul 24, 2019
Time: 11:13 PM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 11°
Approach: 11° above N
Departure: 10° above NNE

2019-07-25 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 07/12/2019 - 21:34
Date: Thursday Jul 25, 2019
Time: 00:49 AM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 17°
Approach: 17° above NNW
Departure: 17° above NNW

2019-07-25 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 07/12/2019 - 21:34
Date: Thursday Jul 25, 2019
Time: 10:23 PM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 11°
Approach: 11° above N
Departure: 10° above NNE

2019-07-26 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 07/12/2019 - 21:34
Date: Friday Jul 26, 2019
Time: 00:00 AM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 17°
Approach: 16° above N
Departure: 17° above NNE

2019-07-26 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 07/12/2019 - 21:34
Date: Friday Jul 26, 2019
Time: 9:33 PM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 12°
Approach: 12° above NNW
Departure: 10° above NNE

2019-07-26 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 07/12/2019 - 21:34
Date: Friday Jul 26, 2019
Time: 11:11 PM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 14°
Approach: 13° above N
Departure: 10° above NE

2019-07-27 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 07/12/2019 - 21:34
Date: Saturday Jul 27, 2019
Time: 00:45 AM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 12°
Approach: 10° above NW
Departure: 12° above NW

FAA Reauthorization Act Language Serves to Exclude Vast Majority of Amateur Radio Towers

ARRL News - Fri, 07/12/2019 - 11:20

Language in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018 will exclude all but a small number of Amateur Radio towers from marking requirements. Thanks to action taken in 2017 and 2018 by ARRL, the bill’s original language was amended to the extent that amateur towers, as well as residential towers used for over-the-air TV reception, were effectively exempted from markin...

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The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Available

ARRL News - Fri, 07/12/2019 - 11:00

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, 07/12/2019 - 07:30

Like June 24-27, July 7 had a new spot from cycle 25, according to the magnetic signature. This week’s brief appearance was last Sunday with a daily sunspot number of 12.

Average daily solar flux declined marginally from 67.5 to 67.1.

Predicted solar flux for the next 45 days is 67 on July 12 through August 25. That’s right, 67 on every day.

Predicted planetary A index is 8 on July 12, 5 on July 1...

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So Now What? Podcast

ARRL News - Thu, 07/11/2019 - 09:52

“Fan Questions” will be the focus of the new (July 11) episode of the So Now What? podcast for Amateur Radio newcomers.

If you’re a newly licensed Amateur Radio operator, chances are you have lots of questions. This biweekly podcast has answers! So Now What? offers insights from those who’ve been just where you are now. New episodes will be posted every other Thursday, alternating new-episode we...

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2018 Leonard Award for Outstanding Video Journalism Presented

ARRL News - Thu, 07/11/2019 - 09:19

ARRL Hudson Division Director Ria Jairam, N2RJ, and Vice Director Bill Hudzik, W2UDT, recently presented the ARRL 2018 Leonard Award for Outstanding Video Journalism to NJTV public television correspondent Andrew Schmertz. The presentation took place at NJTV in Newark, New Jersey.

Schmertz was recognized for his story that featured interviews with New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) Assist...

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Maritime Radio Historical Society Announces 20th Anniversary “Night of Nights” Event

ARRL News - Thu, 07/11/2019 - 05:37

The Maritime Radio Historical Society (MRHS) “Night of Nights” event on July 12 (July 13 UTC) will mark the 20th anniversary of the day when the commercial stations that once populated the HF bands ended CW service, leading to the founding of the MRHS.

While shore stations KPH, KFS, and K6KPH are on the air each Saturday, every available transmitter at the Bolinas, California, site is brought on...

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2019-07-09 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Wed, 07/10/2019 - 21:34
Date: Tuesday Jul 9, 2019
Time: 2:41 AM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 27°
Approach: 27° above NNE
Departure: 16° above NNE

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