[Ips-dhfpr] IPS Daily HF Prop Report - 15 April 03
rwc at ips.gov.au
Wed Apr 16 09:03:25 EST 2003
SUBJ: IPS DAILY HF PROPAGATION REPORT
ISSUED AT 15/2330Z APRIL 2003 BY IPS RADIO AND SPACE SERVICES
FROM THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE FORECAST CENTRE
AUSTRALIAN REGION SUMMARY AND FORECAST
1. SUMMARY (15 APRIL)
Date T index Conditions
15 Apr 98 Normal-fair
Equatorial PNG Region:
Near predicted monthly values during local day,
No data available during local night.
Northern Australian Region:
Enhanced by 15% during local day,
Near predicted monthly values during local night.
Southern Australian and New Zealand Region:
Enhanced by 15%.
Antarctic Region (Casey/Scott Base):
Near predicted monthly values over the UT day.
PCA Event : No event.
Predicted Monthly T index for April: 77
2. FORECAST (16 APRIL - 18 APRIL)
Date T index Conditions MUFs
16 Apr 90 Normal-Fair near predicted monthly values
17 Apr 90 Normal-Fair near predicted monthly values
18 Apr 90 Normal near predicted monthly values
COMMENT: IPS HF Communications Warning 27 was issued on 14 April
and is current for interval 16-17 April. Southern region MUFs
appear not to have responded to geomagnetic activity induced
from coronal hole wind stream, with forecast mild depressions
not eventuating. Degraded comms quality may be experienced during
local night hours southern region Aus/NZ.
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