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Offline Beerus Maximus

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Hello Solar Cycle 25
« on: September 15, 2020, 2316 UTC »
September 15, 2020

For the past eight months, activity on the sun has steadily increased, indicating we transitioned to Solar Cycle 25. Solar Cycle 25 is forecast to be a fairly weak cycle, the same strength as cycle 24. Solar maximum is expected in July 2025, with a peak of 115 sunspots.

https://www.weather.gov/news/201509-solar-cycle
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Re: Hello Solar Cycle 25
« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2020, 1335 UTC »
Good news. Looking forward to some improvement in propagation!

Best wishes
Alan
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Re: Hello Solar Cycle 25
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2020, 1342 UTC »
Since they tend to over-do the solar cycle forecasts, I would not be surprised if Cycle 25 turns out to be weaker than Cycle 24.

Oh well, we'll still have the MW and LW bands  ;D
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