[Ips-dhfpr] IPS Daily HF Prop Report - 14 March 03
rwc at ips.gov.au
Sat Mar 15 09:19:27 EST 2003
SUBJ: IPS DAILY HF PROPAGATION REPORT
ISSUED AT 14/2330Z MARCH 2003 BY IPS RADIO AND SPACE SERVICES
FROM THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE FORECAST CENTRE
AUSTRALIAN REGION SUMMARY AND FORECAST
1. SUMMARY (14 MARCH)
Date T index Conditions
14 Mar 133 Normal-fair
Equatorial PNG Region:
Enhanced by 30% during local day,
Near predicted monthly values during local night.
Northern Australian Region:
Enhanced by 20-30%.
Southern Australian and New Zealand Region:
Enhanced by 30-40%.
Antarctic Region (Casey/Scott Base):
Enhanced by 25% over the UT day.
PCA Event : No event.
Predicted Monthly T index for March: 82
2. FORECAST (15 MARCH - 17 MARCH)
Date T index Conditions MUFs
15 Mar 80 Normal-Fair depressed 10 to 20%/near predicted
monthly values (southern Aus)
15 Mar 120 Normal near to 15% above normal(northern Aus)
16 Mar 70 Normal-Fair depressed 10 to 15%/near predicted
17 Mar 90 Normal Near predicted monthly values
COMMENT: IPS HF Communications Warning 19 was issued on 14 March
and is current for interval 15 March only. Coronal hole induced
geomagnetci activity observed overnight. Mild depressions observed
after local dawn for southern region Australia. Northern region
MUFs are not expected to be affected, and communicators in northern
Aus region should use a T index of 120.
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