[ips-dhfpr-euro] IPS Daily European HF Report 29 12 01
Regional Warning Centre
rwc at ips.gov.au
Sun Dec 30 17:50:09 EST 2001
SUBJ: IPS DAILY EUROPEAN HF PROPAGATION REPORT
ISSUED AT 30/0630Z DEC 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 29 12 01
Flares Max Fadeout Freq. Sectors
M9.3 0945UT probable lower Mid East/Indian
M1/1F 0545UT possible lower E. Asia/Aust.
A moderate shock was observed in the solar wind at 0446UT on 29 Dec.
A moderate (78nT) impulse was observed in the IPS magnetomter data at
0539UT on 29 Dec.
PCA Event : 10Mev Proton/PCA Event Began 30 12 2001 0335UT and is in
Observed T index: 155
Observed European Region MUFS:
Enhanced by 20% during local day, Enhanced by 25% during local night.
2. FORECAST FOR 30 12 2001
Forecast T index: 165
Forecast European Region MUFS:
Initially today: Enhanced by 30%.
Rest of day: Near predicted monthly values
COMMENT:Strongly degraded HF conditions expected due to geomagnetic
activity. The geomagnetic field was disturbed during the first 6
hours of the forecast day.
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