[ips-dhfpr-euro] IPS Daily European HF Report 28 10 03
Regional Warning Centre
rwc at ips.gov.au
Wed Oct 29 17:50:12 EST 2003
SUBJ: IPS DAILY EUROPEAN HF PROPAGATION REPORT
ISSUED AT 29/0630Z OCT 2003 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 28 10 03
Flares Max Fadeout Freq. Sectors
X17/4B 1110UT probable all European
PCA Event : 10Mev Proton/PCA Event Began 28 10 2003 1215UT and is in
Observed T index: 94
Observed European Region MUFS:
Enhanced by 25% during local day, Near predicted monthly values
during local night.
2. FORECAST FOR 29 10 2003
Forecast T index: 40
Forecast European Region MUFS:
Initially today: No data available.
Rest of day: becoming Depressed 30-40% later in UT day
COMMENT:Strongly degraded HF conditions expected due to geomagnetic
activity. The geomagnetic field was disturbed during the first 6
hours of the forecast day.
A strong (139nT) impulse was observed in the IPS magnetomter data at
0611UT on 29 Oct.
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