[Ips-dhfpr] IPS Daily HF Prop Report - 28 February 09
rwc at ips.gov.au
Sun Mar 1 11:03:45 EST 2009
SUBJ: IPS DAILY HF PROPAGATION REPORT
ISSUED AT 28/2330Z FEBRUARY 2009 BY IPS RADIO AND SPACE SERVICES
FROM THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE FORECAST CENTRE
AUSTRALIAN REGION SUMMARY AND FORECAST
1. SUMMARY (28 FEBRUARY)
Date T index Conditions
28 Feb -11 Normal-fair
Equatorial PNG/Niue Region:
Variable depressions by up to 40% over the UT day.
Northern Australian Region:
Depressed by 25% during local day,
Depressed by 15% during local night.
Southern Australian and New Zealand Region:
Mostly near predicted monthly values,
Antarctic Region (Casey/Scott Base/Davis/Mawson):
Near predicted monthly values over the UT day.
PCA Event : No event.
Predicted Monthly T index for February: 6
2. FORECAST (01 MARCH - 03 MARCH)
Date T index Conditions MUFs
01 Mar -8 Normal near predicted monthly values/depressed
10 to 20%
02 Mar -10 Normal near predicted monthly values/depressed
10 to 20%
03 Mar -10 Normal-fair near predicted monthly values/depressed
10 to 20%
COMMENT: Mostly normal HF conditions in the Aus/NZ region over
the last 24 hours. Some degraded HF conditions were observed
at higher latitude sites (Hobart, south). MUFs were near predicted
monthly values in the S.Aus/NZ/Antarctic regions and depressed
to 20% in N.Aus. Variable depressions of up to 40% were observed
in the equatorial region. MUFs are expected to be mildly depressed
(10 to 20%) next three days due to continuing low solar activity.
For an explanation of some of the terms in this report, go to
http://www.ips.gov.au, and follow links to Educational->
Glossary on Solar Terrestrial Terms.
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