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  • The K7RA Solar Update
    on September 17, 2021 at 1:23 pm

    Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: Sunspot numbers started strong at 124 this reporting week, September 9-15, but ended at zero. Average daily sunspot numbers went from 64.6 to 58.3. Average daily solar flux declined from 92.9 to 87.4. Geomagnetic indicators remained moderate, with last week’s average daily planetary A index unchanged at 7, and average daily middle latitude A index changed from 7...

  • ARISS Seeks Hosts for Ham Radio Contacts with Space Station Crew
    on September 16, 2021 at 7:43 pm
  • Steve Goodgame, K5ATA, Joins ARRL Headquarters Staff
    on September 16, 2021 at 7:35 pm

    Steve Goodgame, K5ATA, of Batesville, Mississippi, has joined the staff at ARRL Headquarters in Newington, Connecticut, where he will serve as manager of the Education and Learning Department (formerly the Lifelong Learning Department). He had consulted for the department as an instructional designer and was instrumental in the implementation of ARRL’s Learning Network webinars. Goodgame teache...

  • ARRL Headquarters to Close Briefly on Friday, September 17
    on September 16, 2021 at 5:23 pm
  • ARRL Awards Colvin Grant to Latest Bouvet Island DXpedition
    on September 16, 2021 at 2:14 pm

    ARRL has awarded a Colvin Grant of $5,000 to Amateur Radio DXpeditions (ARD), the Norwegian non-profit organization that is sponsoring the 3Y0J DXpedition to Bouvet Island next fall. Co-leaders for the effort are Ken Opskar, LA7GIA; Rune Øye, LA7THA, and Erwann Merrien, LB1QI. A Colvin Grant in the same amount was returned after the Intrepid-DX Group had to drop its plans for an early-2023 Bouv...