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Solar Flare Knocks Out Some Radio Temporarily

WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal forecasters say a brief but strong solar flare Wednesday morning temporarily blacked out a few radio communication systems before weakening.

Space Weather Prediction Center forecaster Christopher Balch said it affected radio that uses part of the upper atmosphere. 182 more words


X1.6 Solar Flare

Excerpt from the article. ……..“Earth-effects could increase in the days ahead. AR2192 has an unstable ‘beta-gamma-delta’ magnetic field that harbors energy for powerful explosions, and the active region is turning toward Earth. 39 more words