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Author Topic: Solar cycle 25 . Very interesting? I have my doubts.  (Read 267 times)

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Solar cycle 25 . Very interesting? I have my doubts.
« on: August 19, 2020, 1806 UTC »
Ya know... After the let-down from the last Solar Cycle 24, and all the predictions for at least the last decade that say that Cycle 25 will just suck, I'll believe this prediction when Type O Negative does a cover of Madonna's, Like A Virgin. https://www.onallbands.com/%ef%bb%bfscientists-forecast-that-solar-cycle-25-could-actually-be-epic-for-ham-radio-operators/     (I would have to admit that the preceding Type O Negative feat would, at the very least, be amusing.)
I can't decide upon what's worst, young and stupid, or old and chemically dumbed down.

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Re: Solar cycle 25 . Very interesting? I have my doubts.
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2020, 1844 UTC »
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Using (discrete) Hilbert transforms on 270 years of
(monthly) sunspot numbers to robustly identify the so-called “termination” events, landmarks marking the
start and end of sunspot and magnetic activity cycles, we extract a relationship between the temporal
spacing of terminators and the magnitude of sunspot cycles

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Re: Solar cycle 25 . Very interesting? I have my doubts.
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2020, 0157 UTC »
Well, so far, Cycle 25 is sucking, if that's any indication.

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Re: Solar cycle 25 . Very interesting? I have my doubts.
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2020, 2316 UTC »
Well, so far, Cycle 25 is sucking, if that's any indication.

Meet the new solar cycle, same as the old solar cycle.
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Re: Solar cycle 25 . Very interesting? I have my doubts.
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2020, 1239 UTC »
I'll take Torturing The Data for $1,000 Alex.

Not only that, but they are  using your RF torture chamber.