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Carl K9LA will give a brief update on Cycle 24, and then
discuss the implication of the number of days with zero sunspots, the
trend of the strength of the magnetic fields around sunspots, the
correlation of the duration of solar minimum to the maximum of the next
solar cycle, and several other issues. He will also explain why we have a
revised data set of new sunspot numbers. He will also include
information on a propagation issue (or two).