The earth is being bombarded by solar flares. Here below is the link to a US government site that tracks proton flux from the flares. When the red line is high above the blue line the flux is at its highest. Surges in the flux may affect the satellites, I predicted the satellites would eventually fail back in 2001.
Stuart Wilde (www.stuartwilde.com)
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