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2018-07-11 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 06/29/2018 - 23:34
Date: Wednesday Jul 11, 2018
Time: 3:49 AM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 19°
Approach: 15° above NW
Departure: 17° above N

2018-07-11 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 06/29/2018 - 23:34
Date: Wednesday Jul 11, 2018
Time: 5:27 AM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 11°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 11° above N

2018-07-12 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 06/29/2018 - 23:34
Date: Thursday Jul 12, 2018
Time: 2:59 AM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 26°
Approach: 26° above NNW
Departure: 19° above NNE

2018-07-12 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 06/29/2018 - 23:34
Date: Thursday Jul 12, 2018
Time: 4:34 AM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 12°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 11° above N

2018-07-13 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 06/29/2018 - 23:34
Date: Friday Jul 13, 2018
Time: 2:08 AM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 17°
Approach: 17° above NE
Departure: 11° above NE

2018-07-13 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 06/29/2018 - 23:34
Date: Friday Jul 13, 2018
Time: 3:41 AM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 13°
Approach: 10° above NW
Departure: 13° above N

2018-07-13 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 06/29/2018 - 23:34
Date: Friday Jul 13, 2018
Time: 5:19 AM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 12°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 12° above N

2018-07-14 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 06/29/2018 - 23:34
Date: Saturday Jul 14, 2018
Time: 2:50 AM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 17°
Approach: 16° above NNW
Departure: 16° above N

2018-07-14 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 06/29/2018 - 23:34
Date: Saturday Jul 14, 2018
Time: 4:27 AM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 11°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 11° above N

Canada Day Contest is Sunday, July 1 (UTC)

ARRL News - Fri, 06/29/2018 - 10:55

The Canada Day Contest takes place on Sunday, July 1. The annual event celebrates the anniversary of Canada’s Confederation. Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) sponsors the Canada Day Contest and invites radio amateurs around the world to Canada’s birthday party on the air.

This event begins on July 1 at 0000 UTC (Saturday, June 30, in North American time zones) and continues until 2359 UTC. Availab...

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The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL News - Fri, 06/29/2018 - 04:30

Conditions were good for Field Day weekend, with no major geomagnetic disruptions, while solar flux and sunspot numbers were relatively high for this part of the solar cycle. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday the sunspot numbers were 41, 34 and 16 while solar flux was 80.3, 77.1 and 74.5.

Planetary A index was 4, 16 and 7 on Friday through Sunday. On Saturday the College A index in Alaska reached 2...

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Attendance Holds Steady at Hamvention® 2018

ARRL News - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 07:58

Hamvention® marked another successful year in 2018, General Chair Ron Cramer, KD8ENJ, told ARRL this week. At 28,417 visitors, Hamvention recorded its third-largest attendance ever in its second year at its still-new location in Xenia, Ohio.

“We had a slight decline in attendance, but we think people were waiting to hear about the upgrades we made, and some upgrades did not happen until the very...

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“Baker is Brutal!” KH1/KH7Z DXpedition Team Reports

ARRL News - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 04:20

“Baker is brutal!” That was the initial assessment from the Baker Island KH1/KH7Z DXpedition team, which arrived at the uninhabited South Pacific atoll on June 26 at local sunrise, following a 4-day sea voyage. The KH1/KH7Z team started up early on June 27 with three stations on the air, with additional stations pending.

“Island conditions are extremely hot, and difficult. Long work periods in t...

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The Doctor Will See You Now!

ARRL News - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 04:01

“Taking Amateur Radio on Vacation” is the topic of the latest (June 21) 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 ...

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2018-06-30 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 03:34
Date: Saturday Jun 30, 2018
Time: 5:20 AM
Duration: 4 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 15°
Approach: 11° above SSE
Departure: 10° above E

2018-07-02 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 03:34
Date: Monday Jul 2, 2018
Time: 5:11 AM
Duration: 4 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 36°
Approach: 13° above SSW
Departure: 23° above E

2018-07-03 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 03:34
Date: Tuesday Jul 3, 2018
Time: 4:21 AM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 19°
Approach: 17° above SSE
Departure: 10° above E

2018-07-04 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 03:34
Date: Wednesday Jul 4, 2018
Time: 5:03 AM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 84°
Approach: 19° above SW
Departure: 38° above NE

2018-07-05 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 03:34
Date: Thursday Jul 5, 2018
Time: 4:13 AM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 47°
Approach: 44° above SSE
Departure: 16° above ENE

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