[ips-dhfpr-euro] IPS Daily European HF Report 17 03 13 issued 0650 UT on 18 Mar 2013
Regional Warning Centre
rwc at ips.gov.au
Mon Mar 18 17:50:04 EST 2013
SUBJ: IPS DAILY EUROPEAN HF PROPAGATION REPORT
ISSUED AT 18/0630Z MAR 2013 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 17 03 13
A strong shock was observed in the solar wind at 0529UT on 17 Mar.
A weak (43nT) impulse was observed in the IPS magnetometer data at
0600UT on 17 Mar.
PCA Event : No event.
Observed T index: 82
Observed European Region MUFS:
Mostly near predicted monthly values, Enhanced by 20% after local
2. FORECAST FOR 18 03 2013
Forecast T index: 40
Forecast European Region MUFS:
Initially today: Near predicted monthly values.
Rest of day: Depressed 20-30%
COMMENT:Mildy degraded HF conditions expected local night hours, due
to mild geomagnetic activity.
3. 7 DAY AVERAGE T INDEX AND FORECAST MONTHLY T INDEX
Average European T index over last 7 days: 83
IPS monthly forcast T index for MAR 2013: 69
A weak (12nT) impulse was observed in the IPS magnetometer data at
0614UT on 18 Mar.
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