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Author Topic: Updated Prediction for Cycle 25  (Read 406 times)

Offline NJQA

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Re: Updated Prediction for Cycle 25
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2019, 0110 UTC »
Another 3-4 years until things pick up enough to really hear the world without a beverage. :-) Right now it sounds like nuclear winter propagation out there... although the other night there was some activity, a few nights before even WWV on 10000 kHz was nonexistent.
« Last Edit: December 24, 2019, 0116 UTC by BoomboxDX »
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Re: Updated Prediction for Cycle 25
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2019, 2104 UTC »
Yes. It is quite dismal at the time, but at least there's some good catches here and there. Relative to the poor conditions.
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Re: Updated Prediction for Cycle 25
« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2019, 2318 UTC »
There's still lots to hear, you just need to focus more on the lower frequencies. And the low solar activity means fewer solar flares that wreck the bands for days.
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