[ips-dhfpr-euro] IPS Daily European HF Report 17 08 01
Regional Warning Centre
rwc at ips.gov.au
Sat Aug 18 16:50:11 EST 2001
SUBJ: IPS DAILY EUROPEAN HF PROPAGATION REPORT
ISSUED AT 18/0630Z AUG 2001 BY IPS RADIO AND SPACE SERVICES
FROM THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE FORECAST CENTRE
EUROPEAN REGION SUMMARY AND FORECAST
MUF SUMMARY/FORECAST INFORMATION IN THIS REPORT IS AUTOMATICALLY
GENERATED FROM REGIONAL IONOSPHERIC DATA
1. SUMMARY FOR 17 08 01
ACE EPAM data indicates an energetic ion enhancement event beginning
17/0820UT, which can be a precursor to increased geomagnetic activity
over next 24-36 hours.
A strong shock was observed in the solar wind at 1015UT on 17 Aug.
PCA Event : 10Mev Proton/PCA Event Began 16 08 2001 0140UT and is in
Observed T index: 141
Observed European Region MUFS:
Mostly near predicted monthly values, Enhanced by 15% after local
2. FORECAST FOR 18 08 2001
Forecast T index: 85
Forecast European Region MUFS:
Initially today: Depressed by 15%.
Rest of day: Depressed 15-20%
COMMENT:Degraded HF conditions expected due to geomagnetic activity.
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