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  1. The K7RA Solar Update

    Solar activity did a rebound this week, back to more active levels.

    Average daily sunspot number increased from 36.6 to 65.4.

    Average daily 10.7 cm solar flux rose from 95.7 to 111.9.

    Solar wind caused geomagnetic numbers to rise, with average planetary A index going from 7.7 to 14.4, and middle latitude numbers from 8.6 to 12.1.

    An improved outlook shows solar flux over the next month peaking at 1...

  2. Updates from the 2022 Ham Radio Youth Summer Camp in Croatia

    This year's 10th Youngsters on the Air Summer Camp is taking place in Karlovac, Croatia, August 6 - 13, 2022.Attending from the Americas is Mily Erazo, YS1YXI, from El Salvador, along with her father, Juan Erazo, YS1JFE, who is participating as a team leader. Participants are publishing a daily blog from the camp:

  3. Upcoming Ham Radio Conventions Emphasize Learning and Youth

    Two major ham radio events in August will host Division Conventions for ARRL The National Association for Amateur Radio®. On August 20 - 21,the Huntsville Hamfest will be the host of the ARRL Southeastern Division Convention at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama. On August 26 - 28, theNortheast HamXposition will host the combined ARRL New England and Hudson Division Conventions at th...
  4. MFJ to Celebrate 50th Anniversary

    MFJ Enterprises, an amateur radio electronics manufacturer and retailer, will celebrate 50 years in business this October. Martin Jue, K5FLU, founded the company in 1972 after building a CW filter kit that sold for less than $10. Since 1990 the company has made five acquisitions, including Hy-Gain and Cushcraft antennas.

    MFJ Customer Services and Public Relations Manager Richard Stubbs says the...
  5. Ron Block, NR2B, Wins the July 2022 QST Cover Plaque Award


Countdown to Dayton Hamvention 2019