Your signal may have been interrupted by a high intensity solar flare. A solar flare erupted from sunspot 1402 on Jan. 25. The flare was categorized as an M8.9 with a coronal mass ejection of S-3. The CME approached earth on 2012 Jan 24 at 15:04 UTC The flare is said to be the strongest storm in several years. Some air traffic was rerouted as a precautionary concern.