[ips-dhfpr-euro] IPS Daily European HF Report 21 10 01
Regional Warning Centre
rwc at ips.gov.au
Mon Oct 22 16:50:10 EST 2001
SUBJ: IPS DAILY EUROPEAN HF PROPAGATION REPORT
ISSUED AT 22/0630Z OCT 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 21 10 01
Flares Max Fadeout Freq. Sectors
M2/2N 1136UT possible lower European
M1/-- 0518UT possible lower E. Asia/Aust.
ACE EPAM data indicates an energetic ion enhancement event beginning
21/0525UT, which can be a precursor to increased geomagnetic activity
over next 24-36 hours.
A strong shock was observed in the solar wind at 1613UT on 21 Oct.
A moderate (52nT) impulse was observed in the IPS magnetomter data at
1648UT on 21 Oct.
PCA Event : No event.
Observed T index: 119
Observed European Region MUFS:
Near predicted monthly values.
2. FORECAST FOR 22 10 2001
Forecast T index: 90
Forecast European Region MUFS:
Initially today: Near predicted monthly values.
Rest of day: Depressed 20-30%
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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