[Ips-dhfpr] IPS Daily HF Prop Report - 30 April 03
rwc at ips.gov.au
Thu May 1 08:52:45 EST 2003
SUBJ: IPS DAILY HF PROPAGATION REPORT
ISSUED AT 30/2330Z APRIL 2003 BY IPS RADIO AND SPACE SERVICES
FROM THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE FORECAST CENTRE
AUSTRALIAN REGION SUMMARY AND FORECAST
1. SUMMARY (30 APRIL)
Date T index Conditions
30 Apr 101 Normal-fair
Equatorial PNG Region:
Enhanced by 15-20%.
Northern Australian Region:
Enhanced by 20-30%.
Southern Australian and New Zealand Region:
Enhanced by 15% during local day,
Near predicted monthly values during local night.
Antarctic Region (Casey/Scott Base):
Enhanced by 15% over the UT day.
Some spread F observed.
PCA Event : No event.
Predicted Monthly T index for April: 77
2. FORECAST (01 MAY - 03 MAY)
Date T index Conditions MUFs
01 May 85 Normal-Fair Near predicted monthly values
to enhanced 10-15%.
02 May 65 Fair-Normal depressed 10 to 15%/near predicted
03 May 65 Fair-Normal depressed 10 to 15%/near predicted
COMMENT: IPS HF Communications Warning 31 was issued on 30 April
and is current for interval 30 April to 2 May. Mild depressions
expected after local dawn on days 2 and 3 of forecast period
southern Aus/NZ region only. Northern region MUFs expected to
remian near to 15% above normal.
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