Big Island ARRL News, 18 November 2017, 0515 UTC, Post #375.


Author: Tad Cook (K7RA).

Accessed on 18 November 2017, 0515 UTC.

Please click link to view the complete propagation forecast.


Tad Cook (K7RA) of Seattle, Washington publishes one of the most useful and highly documented propagation forecasts available to radio amateurs.  His reports often include propagation conditions from individual amateur radio operators around the world.

In this bulletin, Tad covers a variety of technical topics, including:

Average daily sunspot numbers.

Daily solar flux numbers.

Predicted Solar Flux for the weeks ahead.

Predicted planetary A Indices for November and December 2017.

The geomagnetic Activity Forecast.

The ARRL Sweepstakes Contest this weekend.

General Radio Propagation.

Before you start your DX adventures this weekend, please check Tad’s propagation forecast to see what bands will be open.

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Please send your Hawaii Island Amateur Radio news items to at least two weeks prior to your event so I can notify our local print and broadcast media in a timely manner.

Opinions expressed in this blog are mine unless otherwise stated.

Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section