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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

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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

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