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2018-07-07 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Sat, 06/23/2018 - 01:34
Date: Saturday Jul 7, 2018
Time: 4:05 AM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 66°
Approach: 53° above W
Departure: 29° above NE

2018-07-07 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Sat, 06/23/2018 - 01:34
Date: Saturday Jul 7, 2018
Time: 5:41 AM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 16°
Approach: 11° above NW
Departure: 14° above N

The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL News - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 04:38

On Wednesday, June 20 Spaceweather.com reported the sudden emergence of sunspot AR2715. The sunspot number on that day shot up to 54, and it was 53 the next day. Average daily sunspot number for the reporting week (June 14-20) was 25.7, up from 4 the previous week. Average daily solar flux rose from 69.4 to 74. Solar flux was 82.1 on June 20.

We have not seen numbers such as this since last Sept...

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IARU Welcomes Member-Society for St. Kitts & Nevis

ARRL News - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 11:19

The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) has welcomed the St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla Amateur Radio Society (SKNAARS) as its newest member-society. IARU member-societies on May 28 completed voting on the proposed admission of SKNAARS to the IARU to represent St. Kitts & Nevis.

SKNAARS does not claim to represent Anguilla, which is already represented in the IARU by the Anguilla Amateur Radio So...

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2018-06-30 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 01:34
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, 06/21/2018 - 01:34
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, 06/21/2018 - 01:34
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, 06/21/2018 - 01:34
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, 06/21/2018 - 01:34
Date: Thursday Jul 5, 2018
Time: 4:13 AM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 47°
Approach: 44° above SSE
Departure: 16° above ENE

KX9X Wins the June QST Cover Plaque Award

ARRL News - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 12:11

The winning article for the June 2018 QST Cover Plaque award is “Get on the Satellites for ARRL Field Day” by Sean Kutzko, KX9X. 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 July issue today.

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ARISS-Russia Testing Undeployed CubeSats from ISS

ARRL News - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 11:55

ARISS-Russia is making FM transmissions on June 20 and 21 from two of its Tanusha series of CubeSats, now aboard the International Space Station. Russia’s ARISS organization has been developing the spacecraft in collaboration with Southwest State University in Kursk.

Two earlier Tanusha CubeSats were hand-deployed by cosmonauts last August and are performing cluster flight experiments through co...

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Experiments Look to Leverage Low-Latency HF to Shave Microseconds off Trade Times

ARRL News - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 10:41

Experimental operations now under way on HF appear aimed at leveraging low-latency HF propagation to shave microseconds from futures market trades and gain a competitive edge in a field where millionths of a second can mean winning or losing. Bloomberg on June 18 reported on a secretive antenna facility near Maple Park, in Kane County, Illinois, and speculated that futures traders might be look...

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