Conditions on 17 meters are bad today. I pulled out my 6 inch reflector telescope to do some troubleshooting on ol' sol. Yea, just as I thought: one measly sunspot. Confirmed by the SOHO image above.
There was a discussion on QRP-L recently about historical solar flux data. I started wondering what the SFI was on the day I was born. A few clicks with google brought the answer: On September 14, 1958 SFI was close to 300. Today it was 94. :-(
Something should be done about this! Write to your Congressman! Demand more solar activity!
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Re: Lafayette Radio HQ in Syosset, NY - Ah, good times, back in the early 60s when, at the tender young age of 12 I received my first electronic kit from my father - a KT-135 "Explor-Air" three t...
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