New sunspot group 2739 appeared on April 17, and the daily sunspot number rose to 24. The new sunspot has a polarity indicating it is still part of old cycle 24, the current sunspot cycle. This reporting week (April 11-17) the average daily sunspot number rose from 6.9 to 14, while average daily solar flux increased from 75.4 to 76.4.
Sunspots have been visible on every day since April 7, so as of April 18 that is 12 continuous days.
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DX Bulletin 16 ARLD016
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 18, 2019
To all radio amateurs
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This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
The Daily DX, The OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral
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MAURITIUS, 3B. Rachid, 3B8FQ plans to be active in the CQ
Manchester Mineira DX CW contest. QSL direct to home call.
UGANDA, 5X. Anders, SM0HPL is QRV as 5X7W from Kampala until April
27. Activity is in his spare time on 20 to 10 meters, and possibly
30 meters, using CW, JT65 and FT8. QSL to home call.
GHANA, 9G. Matteo, IZ4YGS is QRV as 9G5GS from Sanzule, West
Takoradi until May 7. Activity is
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