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Solar Storms are a fact of life. An enormous solar storm struck Earth around 591 BC

Discussion in 'Amateur Radio News' started by K1LPI, Mar 12, 2019.

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  1. K1LPI

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  2. W6KKO

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    That happened when the earth was still flat.
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  3. KD8DEY

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    Probably what drove off the Aliens...
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  4. KD0CAC

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    What about propagation ;)
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  5. KL7AJ

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    That is why they hardly did any ham radio back then.
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  6. M1WML

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    roll on solar cycle 25..
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  7. KW1NG

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    their equipment was all tube then so it didn't matter..
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  8. WA2LXB

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    I'm not worried about high energy's the high energy morons that have me scared.
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  9. N0TZU

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    And rock bound too.
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  10. AA5CT

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    re: "A storm like this today would cause enormous damage to our technology."

    A *lot* was learned from the event in 1989. A lot of transmission line operators "ops" manuals were re-written ... we get notification ahead of time and those procedures are put into practice.
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