[Ips-dhfpr] IPS Daily HF Prop Report - 01 October 02
rwc at ips.gov.au
Wed Oct 2 10:24:51 EST 2002
SUBJ: IPS DAILY HF PROPAGATION REPORT
ISSUED AT 01/2330Z OCTOBER 2002 BY IPS RADIO AND SPACE SERVICES
FROM THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE FORECAST CENTRE
AUSTRALIAN REGION SUMMARY AND FORECAST
1. SUMMARY (01 OCTOBER)
Date T index Conditions
01 Oct 115 Fair
Equatorial PNG Region:
Enhanced by 15-20% during UT day.
Northern Australian Region:
Near predicted monthly values during UT day.
Enhanced by 40% during local night.
Southern Australian and New Zealand Region:
Depressed 15-20% after local dawn
Antarctic Region (Casey/Scott Base):
Depressed 10-20% during UT day.
PCA Event : No event.
Predicted Monthly T index for October: 88
2. FORECAST (02 OCTOBER - 04 OCTOBER)
Date T index Conditions MUFs
02 Oct 90 Normal Northern region MUFs near predicted
02 Oct 50 Fair Southern region MUFs depressed 10 to 25%
03 Oct 120 Normal 10 to 20% above predicted monthly
04 Oct 120 Normal 10 to 20% above predicted monthly
COMMENT: IPS HF Communications Warning 48 was issued on 1 October
and is current for interval 2 October only. Unexpected geomagnetic
activity observed overnight in association with southward Bz
caused degradation in HF conditions. Persisting southward Bz
likely to cause degraded conditions during first half of the
UT day today.
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