[Ips-dhfpr] IPS Daily HF Prop Report - 03 May 03
rwc at ips.gov.au
Sun May 4 08:36:25 EST 2003
SUBJ: IPS DAILY HF PROPAGATION REPORT
ISSUED AT 03/2330Z MAY 2003 BY IPS RADIO AND SPACE SERVICES
FROM THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE FORECAST CENTRE
AUSTRALIAN REGION SUMMARY AND FORECAST
1. SUMMARY (03 MAY)
Date T index Conditions
03 May 86 Normal
Equatorial PNG Region:
Enhanced by 30% during local day,
Enhanced by 50% during local night.
Northern Australian Region:
Near predicted monthly values during local day,
Enhanced by 20%.
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 20% over the UT day.
PCA Event : No event.
Predicted Monthly T index for May: 71
2. FORECAST (04 MAY - 06 MAY)
Date T index Conditions MUFs
04 May 95 Normal Near predicted monthly values
to enhanced 10-15%.
05 May 70 Normal-Fair near predicted monthly values
06 May 60 Normal-Fair 10-15% depressed (South Aus)/10-15%
enhanced (North Aus)
COMMENT: IPS HF Communications Warning 32 was issued on 2 May
and is current for interval 3-5 May (SWFs) . Improved HF conditions
expected today. Solar region development has stalled and SWfs
now looking less likely. Southern Aus/NZ region MUFs expected
to be mildly depressed/degraded 05-07 May. Northern Aus region
MUFs are expected to remain unaffected.
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