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At last, a lonely little spot.




 
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« on: December 11, 2009, 03:17:27 PM »

...and isn't it a biggy too?

It ought to be accountable for, oh say, 1 Mhz increase in the MUF.  Grin

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« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2009, 04:21:20 PM »






                                    WHERE?
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« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2009, 04:57:35 PM »

10 o'clock
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« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2009, 05:18:23 PM »

I see it. it's purty.
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« Reply #4 on: December 11, 2009, 11:14:33 PM »

yea, it's purty, purty TINY.  an lonely too looks like.
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« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2009, 11:22:50 PM »

So lately 80/75 meter has been pretty nice for darktime longer contacts.  What do sunspots do for the lowbands? 
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« Reply #6 on: December 12, 2009, 07:15:35 AM »


♫There's a little black spot on the sun today.........♫
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« Reply #7 on: December 12, 2009, 09:24:29 AM »

I see 2 !

Can you?
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« Reply #8 on: December 17, 2009, 02:28:06 PM »

So lately 80/75 meter has been pretty nice for darktime longer contacts.  What do sunspots do for the lowbands? 

Sunspots makes the lower bands noisy and there's more absorption.

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« Reply #9 on: December 17, 2009, 04:26:04 PM »

it looks like it's growing.
http://www.universetoday.com/2009/12/16/solar-activity-is-picking-up/
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« Reply #10 on: December 17, 2009, 05:32:45 PM »

It sure is Robaire.
Maybe now we can get some interesting propagation.
Check this animation.


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« Reply #11 on: December 18, 2009, 01:21:54 PM »

if one looks very close there's a very small cluster of spots south of the larger spots.
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