[CQ-Contest] sunspots

Jack/W6NF vhfplus at gmail.com
Thu Feb 9 19:19:46 PST 2012

On 2/9/2012 4:44 PM, Jimk8mr at aol.com wrote:
> On the other hand, you would do well to enjoy  whatever sunspots we have
> while we have them. (And be thankful if you were able  to be in CQWW last
> fall).
> There is a body of research out there that says  there may be no sunspots
> after  2015.
> http://www.probeinternational.org/livingston-penn-2008.pdf
> Googling  on "Livingston and Penn" will get other links to this  research.
> 73  -   Jim    K8MR
> In a message dated 2/9/2012 11:58:51 A.M. Eastern  Standard Time,
> mike at n1ta.com writes:
> Well, we've regressed to the same point  as we were a year ago with
> pretty much nothing indicating a rebound. It was  good for a while, but
> certainly not long enough to be a peak. The peak in  ~1970 was not very
> tall, but at least it lasted. My gut is that it will come  back (but then
> again I've never been much of a gambler), and the smoothed SSN  will be
> the most ridiculous -looking smoothed SSN of our lifetimes. Next peak  we
> can say "you kids have no idea how bad we had it..."
> Mike N1TA
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In that case we'll probably have declare 600 meters a non-contest 
band...that and 160 will be the only bands open.

I Googled on Penn and Teller and got the same information. ;>)

Jack, W6NF
Silver Springs, NV

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