[Ips-dhfpr] IPS Daily HF Prop Report - 16 February 02
rwc at ips.gov.au
Sun Feb 17 10:06:32 EST 2002
SUBJ: IPS DAILY HF PROPAGATION REPORT
ISSUED AT 16/2330Z FEBRUARY 2002 BY IPS RADIO AND SPACE SERVICES
FROM THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE FORECAST CENTRE
AUSTRALIAN REGION SUMMARY AND FORECAST
1. SUMMARY (16 FEBRUARY)
Date T index Conditions
16 Feb 188 Normal
Equatorial PNG Region:
Mostly near predicted monthly values,
Northern Australian Region:
Enhanced by 15% during local day,
Enhanced by 70% during local night.
Southern Australian and New Zealand Region:
Enhanced by 25% during local day,
Enhanced by 35% during local night.
Antarctic Region (Casey/Scott Base):
Enhanced by 25% over the UT day.
Predicted Monthly T index for February: 114
2. FORECAST (17 FEBRUARY - 19 FEBRUARY)
Date T index Conditions MUFs
17 Feb 175 Normal-Fair 10 to 25% above predicted monthly
18 Feb 170 Normal 10 to 20% above predicted monthly
19 Feb 170 Normal 10 to 15% above predicted monthly
COMMENT: IPS HF Communications Warning 5 was issued on 14 February
and is current for interval 15-17 February. MUFs enhanced after
local dawn this morning. Mild depressions not observed over night.
Enhanced conditions now generally expected. This forecast will
be revised back to a mild depression forecast if any shock induced
geomagnetic activity comences over the next 24 hours.
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