[Ips-dhfpr] IPS Daily HF Prop Report - 23 May 02
rwc at ips.gov.au
Fri May 24 10:08:03 EST 2002
SUBJ: IPS DAILY HF PROPAGATION REPORT
ISSUED AT 23/2330Z MAY 2002 BY IPS RADIO AND SPACE SERVICES
FROM THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE FORECAST CENTRE
AUSTRALIAN REGION SUMMARY AND FORECAST
1. SUMMARY (23 MAY)
Date T index Conditions
23 May 123 Normal-fair
Equatorial PNG Region:
Enhanced by 15% during local day,
Near predicted monthly values during local night.
Northern Australian Region:
Near predicted monthly values during local day,
Depressed by 15% during local night.
Enhanced by 35% after local dawn.
Southern Australian and New Zealand Region:
Near predicted monthly values.
Antarctic Region (Casey/Scott Base):
Proton event in progress, increased absorption observed.
Predicted Monthly T index for May: 113
2. FORECAST (24 MAY - 26 MAY)
Date T index Conditions MUFs
24 May 120 Normal-fair near predicted monthly values/depressed
5 to 10%
25 May 130 Normal near predicted monthly values
26 May 135 Normal Near predicted monthly values
COMMENT: IPS HF Communications Warning 25 was issued on 21 May
and is current for interval 24-25 May. Mild degradation in HF
conditions expected on 24 May. HF conditions are expected to
show recovery on 25 May.
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