Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Handiham World for 08 May 2013

The end of the very long winter seems to be at hand here in Minnesota. Spring has been cold and snowy, and-believe it or not – there is still ice on some of the lakes in northern Minnesota. Reports tell of 20 inch ice.

Today we are enjoying 77° weather with plenty of sunshine here in the Twin Cities, which is in the southern part of the state. Of course the amount of sunshine we get drives the change in seasons. We are getting more hours of sunshine each day here in the northern hemisphere, and not only does that bring warmer weather (eventually) to places like Minnesota, it also brings summertime operating conditions on the HF bands.

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