Solar activity made a strong comeback this week, with the average daily sunspot number on December 11-17 rising 57 points to 145.4 from the previous seven days, while average daily solar flux was up 28.1 points to 167.7
Source: SouthGate Amateur Radio News

FT4TA, Tromelin 2014, is over. Seven Hams made more 71,000 contacts in 9 days and a half offering for the most part of those who contacted them, a new one in their countries hunting
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Solar activity is high. A pair of large sunspots is crossing the center of the solar disk, and both are crackling with flares
Source: SouthGate Amateur Radio News