A Bright Region Pair & An Earth-Directed Solar Storm | Space Weather News 01.27.2020

Discussion in 'Amateur Radio News' started by KB7TBT, Jan 27, 2020.

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  1. KB7TBT

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    A Bright Region Pair & An Earth-Directed Solar Storm | Space Weather News 01.27.2020

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  2. KJ7GHS

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    Active regions! Sunspots? How can this be? Every other person on here was swearing we were entering a period to rival the maunder minimum all summer long. I got into HAM radio last May so I for one am STOKED, had a blast and made a ton of contacts in the bottom of the cycle cant wait to see some decent propagation.
    WB5PDZ, KD9KJE, N1VAU and 4 others like this.
  3. N5SMO

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    One data point does not make a statistic. It will take close to a 100 years of data to confirm we are indeed in a Maunder Minimum.
    W9KMS and K5VZD like this.
  4. WF4W

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    i'm with you! After a couple decades away, I came back to amateur radio in Feb 2017 - a pretty low spot and it's bottomed out since then. I've got all the awards listed in my sig over the past 3 years - so not sure what I'm going to do with some actual GOOD band conditions :p

    10m is going to be my last DXCC - guess I'll need to get a 12/17m antenna up!
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  5. AC5O

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    About time guys. 6 meters will be my last DXCC. My take the rest of my life. LOL!!! I worked 327 DXCC during the last cycle so it is possible.
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  6. M6WDV

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    Thanks again for posting these excellent reports James !
  7. WA2RTN

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    I think people just like to say Maunder
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  8. W1YW

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    ...at a minimum.

    Heheheheh ;-)
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