Sunspot cycles

As everybody knows propagation on radio waves depends on sunspot numbers. Now (2017) we are going to sunspot minimum which is expected in 2020. Then we expect improving of propagation (especially on higher bands – 20m and above).

Next maximum of propagation probably will be first reached in about 2023. As usual maximum should be with two peaks separated by small deep. See following picture of last cycles and imagine future propagation yourself.

For 160m propagation try to check: DST

For prediction of geomagnetic space weather and forecast of sunspot numbers look here: NOAA

Last six sunspot cycles
Last six sunspot cycles

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