[Ips-dhfpr] IPS Daily HF Prop Report - 29 December 03
rwc at ips.gov.au
Tue Dec 30 10:02:43 EST 2003
SUBJ: IPS DAILY HF PROPAGATION REPORT
ISSUED AT 29/2330Z DECEMBER 2003 BY IPS RADIO AND SPACE SERVICES
FROM THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE FORECAST CENTRE
AUSTRALIAN REGION SUMMARY AND FORECAST
1. SUMMARY (29 DECEMBER)
Date T index Conditions
29 Dec 119 Normal
Equatorial PNG Region:
Enhanced by 20% during local day,
Enhanced by 30% during local night.
Northern Australian Region:
Enhanced by 50% during local day,
Near predicted monthly values during local night.
Enhanced by 20% after local dawn.
Southern Australian and New Zealand Region:
Enhanced by 15% during local day,
Enhanced by 25% during local night.
Antarctic Region (Casey/Scott Base):
Near predicted monthly values over the UT day.
PCA Event : No event.
Predicted Monthly T index for December: 50
2. FORECAST (30 DECEMBER - 01 JANUARY)
Date T index Conditions MUFs
30 Dec 120 Normal 15 to 30% above predicted monthly
31 Dec 90 Normal 10 to 20% above predicted monthly
01 Jan 60 Normal-fair Near predicted monthly values
COMMENT: Generally good HF conditions expected next two days
at low to mid latitudes with significant enhancements in propagation
conditions observed again after local dawn today. Evening spread-F
conditions observed S. Aus/NZ region. Periods of sporadic-E and
spread-F conditions observed and expected at high latitudes.
Recurrence suggests that degraded HF conditions may be experienced
31 Dec to 11 Jan, for southern region Aus/NZ and Antarctica.
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