[Ips-dhfpr] IPS Daily HF Prop Report - 07 March 12 issued 2356 UT on 07 Mar 2012
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Thu Mar 8 10:56:01 EST 2012
SUBJ: IPS DAILY HF PROPAGATION REPORT
ISSUED AT 07/2330Z MARCH 2012 BY IPS RADIO AND SPACE SERVICES
FROM THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE FORECAST CENTRE
AUSTRALIAN REGION SUMMARY AND FORECAST
1. SUMMARY (07 MARCH)
Date T index Conditions
07 Mar 88 Normal
Flares Max Fadeout Freq. Sectors
M1.0 06/2254UT possible lower West Pacific
X1.1 0011UT probable all West Pacific
X5.4 0024UT probable all West Pacific
Cocos Island Region:
Enhanced by 25% during local day.
Near predicted monthly values during local night.
Niue Island Region:
Enhanced by 15% during local day.
Enhanced by 30% during local night.
Northern Australian Region:
Near predicted monthly values.
Southern Australian and New Zealand Region:
Mostly near predicted monthly values.
Depressed by 25% after local dawn.
Spread-F observed Hobart.
Antarctic Region (Casey/Scott Base/Davis/Mawson):
Poor ionospheric support over the UT day.
Proton event in progress, increased absorption observed
Mar 07 and after local dawn Mar 08.
PCA Event : 10Mev Proton/PCA Event Began 07 03 2012 0530UT and is in progress
Predicted Monthly T index for March: 81
2. FORECAST (08 MARCH - 10 MARCH)
Date T index Conditions MUFs
08 Mar 60 Fair Mostly near predicated monthly
values. Depressions to 20% possible
09 Mar 50 Fair Near predicted values. Depressions
to 20% possible at times.
10 Mar 70 Normal Near predicted monthly values
COMMENT: Highly variable enhancements / depressions observed
Equatorial region. Widespread depressions after local dawn Aus
region. Weak ionosphere Antarctic region. Expect major geomagnetic
disturbances days one and two. Little ionospheric support expected
Antarctic region days one and two. Disturbances possibly extending
at times to S Aus region. Variable conditions likely Equatorial
/ N Aus regions.
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