[ips-dhfpr-euro] IPS Daily European HF Report 07 09 02
Regional Warning Centre
rwc at ips.gov.au
Sun Sep 8 16:50:15 EST 2002
SUBJ: IPS DAILY EUROPEAN HF PROPAGATION REPORT
ISSUED AT 08/0630Z SEP 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 07 09 02
A strong shock was observed in the solar wind at 1608UT on 07 Sep.
A weak (27nT) impulse was observed in the IPS magnetomter data at
1637UT on 07 Sep.
PCA Event : Began at 0455UT 07/09, Ended at 0520UT 07/09
and, Began at 0710UT 07/09, Ended at 0230UT 08/09
Observed T index: 145
Observed European Region MUFS:
Enhanced by 25% during local day, Enhanced by 25% during local night.
2. FORECAST FOR 08 09 2002
Forecast T index: 15
Forecast European Region MUFS:
Initially today: Depressed by 30%.
Rest of day: Depressed 30-40%
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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