[Ips-dhfpr] IPS Daily HF Prop Report - 21 March 03
rwc at ips.gov.au
Sat Mar 22 10:48:17 EST 2003
SUBJ: IPS DAILY HF PROPAGATION REPORT
ISSUED AT 21/2330Z MARCH 2003 BY IPS RADIO AND SPACE SERVICES
FROM THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE FORECAST CENTRE
AUSTRALIAN REGION SUMMARY AND FORECAST
1. SUMMARY (21 MARCH)
Date T index Conditions
21 Mar 25 Poor-fair
Equatorial PNG Region:
Variable local depressions during local day.
Depressed by 20% during local night.
Northern Australian Region:
Depressed by 40% over the UT day.
Southern Australian and New Zealand Region:
Depressed by 15-35% over the UT day.
Antarctic Region (Casey/Scott Base):
Depressed by 15% over the UT day.
PCA Event : No event.
Predicted Monthly T index for March: 82
2. FORECAST (22 MARCH - 24 MARCH)
Date T index Conditions MUFs
22 Mar 75 Normal-Fair Equatorial/N. Aus regions near
predicted monthly values. S.
Aus/NZ/Antarctic regions 10-20%
below predicted monthly values.
23 Mar 90 Normal Near predicted monthly values
24 Mar 100 Normal Near predicted monthly values
COMMENT: Southern regions can expected continuing variable ionospheric
depressions today as a result of persisting coronal hole induced
geomagnetic disturbance. Conditions should gradually improve
over the next few days.
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