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2019-08-07 CYGNUS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 03:34
Date: Wednesday Aug 7, 2019
Time: 9:45 PM
Duration: 4 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 20°
Approach: 15° above W
Departure: 11° above S

2019-08-08 CYGNUS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 03:34
Date: Thursday Aug 8, 2019
Time: 9:17 PM
Duration: 4 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 23°
Approach: 19° above WSW
Departure: 11° above S

2019-08-26 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 03:34
Date: Monday Aug 26, 2019
Time: 5:48 AM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 20°
Approach: 11° above S
Departure: 17° above ESE

2019-08-27 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 03:34
Date: Tuesday Aug 27, 2019
Time: 5:01 AM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 11°
Approach: 10° above SE
Departure: 10° above ESE

2019-08-06 CYGNUS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Mon, 08/12/2019 - 15:34
Date: Tuesday Aug 6, 2019
Time: 10:14 PM
Duration: 4 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 18°
Approach: 11° above W
Departure: 14° above SSW

2019-08-07 CYGNUS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Mon, 08/12/2019 - 15:34
Date: Wednesday Aug 7, 2019
Time: 9:45 PM
Duration: 4 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 20°
Approach: 15° above W
Departure: 11° above S

2019-08-08 CYGNUS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Mon, 08/12/2019 - 15:34
Date: Thursday Aug 8, 2019
Time: 9:17 PM
Duration: 4 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 23°
Approach: 19° above WSW
Departure: 11° above S

2019-08-09 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Mon, 08/12/2019 - 15:34
Date: Friday Aug 9, 2019
Time: 9:20 PM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 10°
Approach: 10° above WSW
Departure: 10° above SW

Young Radio Amateurs from around the World Gather for YOTA Summer Camp

ARRL News - Mon, 08/12/2019 - 13:53

The 9th annual Youngsters on the Air (YOTA) Summer Camp opened over the weekend with pomp, circumstance, and celebratory dancing. This year’s Summer Camp is taking place in Bankya, Bulgaria, under the sponsorship of the Bulgarian Federation of Radio Amateurs (BFRA), Bulgaria’s International Amateur Radio Union member-society. After welcoming words from BFRA and IARU Region 1 representatives, th...

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FCC Fines North Carolina Man for Unauthorized and Misleading Public Safety Transmissions

ARRL News - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 09:32

The FCC this week issued a $39,278 Forfeiture Order against Ocean Hinson of Surry County, North Carolina, for intentional misuse of a local public safety radio communications network, in violation of §301 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended.

“Mr. Hinson impersonated first responders in unauthorized radio communications on Surry County’s licensed public safety frequency,” the FCC said. ...

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Radio Wave Propagation Authority Les W. Barclay, G3HTF, SK

ARRL News - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 09:29

Les W. Barclay, G3HTF, of Chelmsford, England, a radio wave propagation expert and academic who was well known in International Telecommunication Union (ITU) circles, died on July 31. He was 85.

“Les was Chairman of ITU-R Working Party 3L from 2012 until 2016, and provided key input into the technical discussions for World Radiocommunication Conference 2015 that resulted in the international 60-...

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Delaware Radio Amateur Earmarks WWROF Contribution for Youth Contesting Initiatives

ARRL News - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 09:23

The World Wide Radio Operators Foundation (WWROF) has announced receipt of a $25,000 donation from contester Charles “Chick” Allen, NW3Y, of Seaford, Delaware. His contribution will be used at the discretion of the WWROF Board of Directors to promote and enhance youth involvement in contesting, WWROF said in announcing the contribution.

“It is truly an honor to work with WWROF by providing suppo...

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The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL News - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 07:31

A new sunspot group appeared only briefly this week, on August 7-8. It was sunspot 2747, from current Cycle 24. Sunspot numbers on Monday and Tuesday were 11 and 12.

Average daily solar flux shifted only slightly from last week, from 67 to 67.2. Average planetary A index, a geomagnetic indicator aggregated from magnetometers around the world, more than doubled, from 5 to 10.3. This was due to so...

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2019-08-06 CYGNUS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 15:34
Date: Tuesday Aug 6, 2019
Time: 10:14 PM
Duration: 4 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 18°
Approach: 11° above W
Departure: 14° above SSW

2019-08-07 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 15:34
Date: Wednesday Aug 7, 2019
Time: 9:22 PM
Duration: 4 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 29°
Approach: 24° above W
Departure: 11° above SSE

2019-08-07 CYGNUS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 15:34
Date: Wednesday Aug 7, 2019
Time: 9:45 PM
Duration: 4 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 20°
Approach: 15° above W
Departure: 11° above S

2019-08-08 CYGNUS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 15:34
Date: Thursday Aug 8, 2019
Time: 9:17 PM
Duration: 4 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 23°
Approach: 19° above WSW
Departure: 11° above S

2019-08-09 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 15:34
Date: Friday Aug 9, 2019
Time: 9:20 PM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 10°
Approach: 10° above WSW
Departure: 10° above SW

World Scout Jamboree Ham Radio Balloon Crosses Atlantic

ARRL News - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 12:58

An APRS Amateur Radio balloon, call sign NA1WJ-5, launched from the recent World Scout Jamboree in West Virginia, has floated across the Atlantic Ocean.

The Scouting Magazine blog reports: “You can reach practically any corner of the globe via Amateur Radio. That’s the message K2BSA wanted to show Scouts at the World Scout Jamboree. Those in the Amateur Radio association launched four Mylar ball...

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