Next Sunspot Cycle? Not half bad says scientists

Discussion in 'Amateur Radio News' started by W1YW, Jan 7, 2019.

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  1. W1YW

    W1YW Ham Member QRZ Page

    A recent study in the journal Nature predicts Cycle 25 will not be the dire death of the airwaves predicted. Excellent fit in modelling by the Indian scientists connotes Cycle 25 will be at least as strong as Cycle 24. No 'Maunder minimum' in sight; summary at:

    Diagram from Nature and that link.

    Cycle 24 is now ending. Cycle 25 may start this year, and peak in 2024.

    Good DX to all!
    NZ5F, KA0HCP, K9CPO and 8 others like this.
  2. N8LWX

    N8LWX Ham Member QRZ Page

    Best news I have heard all year!
    KG7QJB and W1YW like this.
  3. K6CLS

    K6CLS Ham Member QRZ Page

    Uh oh, sunspot deniers. Errr, ummm, never mind.
  4. KL7AJ

    KL7AJ Ham Member QRZ Page

    No, not half bad.....COMPLETELY bad!

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  5. K4EJQ

    K4EJQ Ham Member QRZ Page

    Wishful thinking I fear . Just hope I'm around to see how it all plays out. 73 , Bunky. K4EJQ
    W1YW likes this.
  6. KG7QJB

    KG7QJB Ham Member QRZ Page

    i am seeing a little improvement. pehaps by the fall of 2019 it will be much better.
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  7. WA8FOZ

    WA8FOZ Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    Not the worst possible news, but not like 1958/1960 when I was an SWL. Eh bien!
    W1YW likes this.

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