Monthly Archives: September 2014

Amazingly High Attenuation

A series of solar flares in X/M have really messed up the ionosphere.  On top of that one Earth-directed CME struck about 12 hours ago and another larger one is due any moment. I don’t recall seeing Attenuation levels this … Continue reading

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W1AW/Portable 50 States Confirmed!

I was a bit surprised to find two QSLs arrived this morning at about 5 AM in LotW confirming contacts with W1AW/1 from Maine.  This was the final state that I need for WAS W1AW/Portable. Oddly enough, despite the LotW confirmation, … Continue reading

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