[Ips-dhfpr] IPS Daily HF Prop Report - 31 August 04
rwc at ips.gov.au
Wed Sep 1 09:57:51 EST 2004
SUBJ: IPS DAILY HF PROPAGATION REPORT
ISSUED AT 31/2330Z AUGUST 2004 BY IPS RADIO AND SPACE SERVICES
FROM THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE FORECAST CENTRE
AUSTRALIAN REGION SUMMARY AND FORECAST
1. SUMMARY (31 AUGUST)
Date T index Conditions
31 Aug 4 Normal-fair
Flares Max Fadeout Freq. Sectors
M1.4 0538UT possible lower E. Asia/Aust.
Equatorial PNG Region:
Depressed by 15% during local day,
Depressed by 25% during local night.
Northern Australian Region:
Near predicted monthly values.
Southern Australian and New Zealand Region:
Depressed by 35% during local day,
Near predicted monthly values 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 August: 39
2. FORECAST (01 SEPTEMBER - 03 SEPTEMBER)
Date T index Conditions MUFs
01 Sep 5 Normal-Fair near predicted monthly values/depressed
10 to 20%
02 Sep 20 Normal near predicted monthly values/depressed
5 to 10%
03 Sep 20 Normal-Fair near predicted monthly values
COMMENT: IPS HF Communications Warning 37 was issued on 31 August
and is current for interval 31 August to 1 September. Depressed
conditions expected for the next 24hours for most AUS/NZ regions
as elevated geomagnetic conditions continue. Conditions are expected
to improve after this period but with the chance of further disturbances
in 2-3 days time with the possible arrival of another CME glancing
For an explanation of some of the terms in this report, goto
http://www.ips.gov.au, and follow links to Educational->
Gloassary on Solar Terrestrial Terms.
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