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Attorney Jane Hinckley Halprin Named as FCC’s Administrative Law Judge

ARRL News - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 13:49

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has announced that Jane Hinckley Halprin will serve as the agency’s Administrative Law Judge (ALJ). She succeeds Judge Richard Sippel, who retired on December 1.

“Jane has done tremendous work at the FCC, and I congratulate her on this new role,” Pai said. “The good judgment she displayed working on ethics issues at the agency for over a decade will serve her well as our A...

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ExseedSat Designated as VO-96

ARRL News - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 11:26

At the request of Exseed Space, AMSAT has designated the 1U ExseedSat CubeSat, launched on December 3 on a Falcon 9 vehicle from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, as VUsat-OSCAR 96 (VO-96).

ExseedSat was built by a team of Indian radio amateurs, including Ashhar Farhan, VU2ESE; George Phillips, VU2GT; Gurudatta Panda, VU3GDP; Sasi Bhushan, VU3ELR, and Nitin Muttin, VU3TYG. Initial telemet...

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The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Available

ARRL News - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 10:39

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, 12/07/2018 - 07:39

After nine days with no sunspots, sunspot group 2729 emerged on December 5. The sunspot number on that date was 16. Average daily solar flux for the week was 68.9, unchanged from last week. On Thursday, December 6 the appearance of 2729 continued, with a sunspot number of 17 and the sunspot area increasing from 30 to 50 millionths of a solar hemisphere.

Average daily planetary A index rose from ...

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2018-12-05 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 13:34
Date: Wednesday Dec 5, 2018
Time: 6:50 PM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 11°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 11° above NNW

2018-12-06 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 13:34
Date: Thursday Dec 6, 2018
Time: 5:58 PM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 12°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 10° above NNE

2018-12-06 DRAGON Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 13:34
Date: Thursday Dec 6, 2018
Time: 6:10 PM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 10°
Approach: 10° above N
Departure: 10° above NNE

2018-12-07 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 13:34
Date: Friday Dec 7, 2018
Time: 6:41 PM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 18°
Approach: 11° above NNW
Departure: 18° above N

2018-12-07 DRAGON Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 13:34
Date: Friday Dec 7, 2018
Time: 6:42 PM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 17°
Approach: 11° above NNW
Departure: 17° above N

2018-12-08 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 13:34
Date: Saturday Dec 8, 2018
Time: 5:50 PM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 15°
Approach: 11° above NNW
Departure: 11° above NE

2018-12-08 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 13:34
Date: Saturday Dec 8, 2018
Time: 7:25 PM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 13°
Approach: 10° above NW
Departure: 13° above NW

2018-12-09 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 13:34
Date: Sunday Dec 9, 2018
Time: 6:33 PM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 34°
Approach: 10° above NW
Departure: 34° above NNE

2018-12-10 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 13:34
Date: Monday Dec 10, 2018
Time: 5:41 PM
Duration: 5 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 23°
Approach: 11° above NNW
Departure: 10° above ENE

2018-12-10 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 13:34
Date: Monday Dec 10, 2018
Time: 7:17 PM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 32°
Approach: 10° above WNW
Departure: 32° above W

2018-12-11 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 13:34
Date: Tuesday Dec 11, 2018
Time: 6:25 PM
Duration: 5 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 79°
Approach: 10° above NW
Departure: 23° above ESE

2018-12-12 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 13:34
Date: Wednesday Dec 12, 2018
Time: 5:33 PM
Duration: 6 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 42°
Approach: 10° above NW
Departure: 11° above ESE

2018-12-12 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 13:34
Date: Wednesday Dec 12, 2018
Time: 7:12 PM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 20°
Approach: 19° above WSW
Departure: 14° above S

2018-12-13 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 13:34
Date: Thursday Dec 13, 2018
Time: 6:17 PM
Duration: 6 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 39°
Approach: 10° above WNW
Departure: 10° above SSE

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