There is not only a financial crisis at hand, no, there is also a sunspot crisis. Now I enjoy springtime and nice weather, and when I go with holidays I will take the FT817 with me. But when conditions are that poor I might leave the rig at home. The expectations are low: "Pesnell believes sunspot counts should pick up again soon, “possibly by the end of the year,” to be followed by a solar maximum of below-average intensity in 2012 or 2013." Well, we'll see. Read more >>
Have a nice and sunny weekend!