There’s a Place for You in the ARRL International DX Phone Contest, March 7-8
Set aside your CW key, and shake those dits and dahs out of your ears. It’s time to get your voice in trim or to program your digital voice keyer. The SSB weekend of the ARRL International DX Contest is Saturday and Sunday, March 7-8 (UTC), and in this major event on the radiosport calendar, the DX will be looking for stations in the US and Canada. There are entry categories for single ops and ...
International DX Convention (Visalia) Advance Registration Available Until April 8
Advance registration for those planning to attend the International DX Convention in Visalia, California, April 16-19, ends on April 8. An updated list of those already registered to attend is on the convention website!
The Visalia program includes DX University and Contest Academy sessions, ARRL, DX, and Contest forums, and a long list of DX and technical presentations, as well as an entire exh...
The K7RA Solar Update
Average daily sunspot numbers over the past week were about the same (59) as last week (54.6), and average daily solar flux declined, from 121.4 to 116.3.
Average daily planetary A index increased from 9 to 11.3, and average daily mid-latitude A index also was higher, from 7 to 9.3.
These numbers compare the seven day period from February 19-25 with the previous seven days.
The latest NOAA/USAF so...
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