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# 77524 17-Feb-2011 14:55
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I have wifi at home and over the last few days the signal has been very weak and sometimes it randomly disconnected. I think the solar flare has been the problem:

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/technology/news/article.cfm?c_id=5&objectid=10706946 

 

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  # 440757 17-Feb-2011 15:13
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Ive been keeping an eye on this.

Still not a huge amount of movement in the activity to cause us to see some good Aurora.

Infact its less now than it was yesterday http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/pmap/

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  # 440800 17-Feb-2011 16:43
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Of course, the good old solar flare is the usual geek/IT standby that's great to roll out.

Your computer is crashing? Solar flares!
Crap TV reception? Solar Flares!
Wireless not working very well? CME!
Your car's cruise control going out of control? Solar Flares!

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  # 440813 17-Feb-2011 17:33
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That explains why the citronella candle kept relighting itself yesterday evening...
(The moon looked a few degrees off as well)

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