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Offline Skipmuck

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THE SKY IS FALLING
« on: September 11, 2014, 0028 UTC »
When I logged into AOL this evening to check my email, I was amused to find out that this afternoon's X1.6 solar flare was making headlines! Nothing at all in the article about us hapless shortwave enthusiasts. I did notice that earlier today, WWV on 10, 15, and 20 MHZ was basically inaudible. Anyway, isn't solar activity supposed to be on the down cycle?

http://www.aol.com/article/2014/09/10/scientists-extreme-solar-storm-heading-to-earth/20960634/?icid=maing-grid10%7Chtmlws-main-nb%7Cdl13%7Csec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D527695
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Re: THE SKY IS FALLING
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2014, 0254 UTC »
You won't get Al to bite on that one. He's out patrolling the beaches for the Islamo-Penguins he expects to invade on 9/11.

I think he and some character called Murphy are taking turns pushing each other in a wheelbarrow up and down the Outer Banks?

 

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