[Ips-dhfpr] IPS Daily HF Prop Report - 07 May 02
rwc at ips.gov.au
Wed May 8 09:22:50 EST 2002
SUBJ: IPS DAILY HF PROPAGATION REPORT
ISSUED AT 07/2330Z MAY 2002 BY IPS RADIO AND SPACE SERVICES
FROM THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE FORECAST CENTRE
AUSTRALIAN REGION SUMMARY AND FORECAST
1. SUMMARY (07 MAY)
Date T index Conditions
07 May 151 Normal
Flares Max Fadeout Freq. Sectors
M1.4 0346UT Confirmed lower E. Asia/Aust.
Equatorial PNG Region:
Mostly near predicted monthly values,
Enhanced by 20% after local dawn.
Northern Australian Region:
Near predicted monthly values during local day,
Enhanced by 25% during local night.
Southern Australian and New Zealand Region:
Enhanced by 15%.
Antarctic Region (Casey/Scott Base):
Enhanced by 40% over the UT day.
Predicted Monthly T index for May: 113
2. FORECAST (08 MAY - 10 MAY)
Date T index Conditions MUFs
08 May 145 Normal 10 to 15% above predicted monthly
09 May 145 Fair 10 to 15% above predicted monthly
10 May 110 Normal-Fair depressed 10 to 15%/near predicted
COMMENT: Degraded conditions expected local night hours 9-10 May southern
region Aus/NZ due to expected arrival of CME from M1 event. There
is a chance for mild depressions to be experienced after local
dawn on 10 May southern region only. A minor shortwave fadeout
was observed 0345-0415UT in the Aus/NZ region in association
with the M1 flare.
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