[ips-dhfpr-euro] IPS Daily European HF Report 18 08 02
Regional Warning Centre
rwc at ips.gov.au
Mon Aug 19 16:50:12 EST 2002
SUBJ: IPS DAILY EUROPEAN HF PROPAGATION REPORT
ISSUED AT 19/0630Z AUG 2002 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 18 08 02
Flares Max Fadeout Freq. Sectors
M2.5 1005UT possible lower European
M2.1 1439UT possible lower South American/
M2.4 2126UT possible lower East Pacific/
A strong shock was observed in the solar wind at 1809UT on 18 Aug.
A weak (19nT) impulse was observed in the IPS magnetomter data at
1846UT on 18 Aug.
PCA Event : No event.
Observed T index: 112
Observed European Region MUFS:
Near predicted monthly values.
2. FORECAST FOR 19 08 2002
Forecast T index: 85
Forecast European Region MUFS:
Initially today: Near predicted monthly values.
Rest of day: becoming depressed 15 to 20% later in UT day
COMMENT:Degraded HF conditions expected due to geomagnetic activity.
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