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The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Available

ARRL News - Fri, 05/31/2019 - 12:19

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, 05/31/2019 - 09:03

No sunspots appeared over this past reporting week, May 23-29.

Compared to the previous seven days, average daily solar flux dropped from 69.8 to 67.4. Average daily planetary A index increased from 5 to 7.3, and average mid-latitude A index went from 6.1 to 8.1.

Predicted solar flux over the next 45 days is 70 on May 31, 71 on June 1, 72 on June 2-6, 76 on June 7-10, 74 on June 11, 72 on June 12...

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Emergency Messaging Demonstration for Red Cross, FEMA is a Success

ARRL News - Thu, 05/30/2019 - 16:35

With Red Cross and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials monitoring, dozens of radio amateurs along the US east coast on May 23 demonstrated Amateur Radio’s ability to deliver messages without commercial power, infrastructure, or permanently established stations. The event took place in coordination with ARRL. The demonstration was a mock response to a simulated disaster scenario...

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So Now What? Podcast

ARRL News - Thu, 05/30/2019 - 06:00

“Getting In on Field Day” is the focus of the new (May 30) 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-episo...

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2019-05-29 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Wed, 05/29/2019 - 21:34
Date: Wednesday May 29, 2019
Time: 9:59 PM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 13°
Approach: 12° above N
Departure: 10° above NE

2019-05-29 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Wed, 05/29/2019 - 21:34
Date: Wednesday May 29, 2019
Time: 11:36 PM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 37°
Approach: 24° above NNW
Departure: 37° above NNE

2019-05-30 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Wed, 05/29/2019 - 21:34
Date: Thursday May 30, 2019
Time: 10:47 PM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 25°
Approach: 20° above N
Departure: 19° above ENE

2019-05-31 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Wed, 05/29/2019 - 21:34
Date: Friday May 31, 2019
Time: 00:21 AM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 14°
Approach: 10° above WNW
Departure: 14° above WNW

2019-05-31 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Wed, 05/29/2019 - 21:34
Date: Friday May 31, 2019
Time: 9:57 PM
Duration: 4 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 19°
Approach: 15° above N
Departure: 10° above ENE

2019-05-31 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Wed, 05/29/2019 - 21:34
Date: Friday May 31, 2019
Time: 11:33 PM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 43°
Approach: 18° above NW
Departure: 43° above WNW

2019-06-01 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Wed, 05/29/2019 - 21:34
Date: Saturday Jun 1, 2019
Time: 10:44 PM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 54°
Approach: 32° above NNW
Departure: 41° above E

2019-06-02 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Wed, 05/29/2019 - 21:34
Date: Sunday Jun 2, 2019
Time: 9:55 PM
Duration: 4 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 33°
Approach: 23° above NNW
Departure: 10° above E

2019-06-02 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Wed, 05/29/2019 - 21:34
Date: Sunday Jun 2, 2019
Time: 11:30 PM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 24°
Approach: 11° above WNW
Departure: 24° above WSW

2019-06-03 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Wed, 05/29/2019 - 21:34
Date: Monday Jun 3, 2019
Time: 10:42 PM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 53°
Approach: 22° above WNW
Departure: 41° above S

2019-06-04 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Wed, 05/29/2019 - 21:34
Date: Tuesday Jun 4, 2019
Time: 9:53 PM
Duration: 4 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 81°
Approach: 44° above NW
Departure: 14° above SE

2019-06-04 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Wed, 05/29/2019 - 21:34
Date: Tuesday Jun 4, 2019
Time: 11:29 PM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 10°
Approach: 10° above WSW
Departure: 10° above WSW

2019-06-05 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Wed, 05/29/2019 - 21:34
Date: Wednesday Jun 5, 2019
Time: 10:39 PM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 19°
Approach: 10° above W
Departure: 17° above SSW

2019-06-06 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Wed, 05/29/2019 - 21:34
Date: Thursday Jun 6, 2019
Time: 9:50 PM
Duration: 4 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 34°
Approach: 23° above W
Departure: 10° above SSE

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