[Ips-dhfpr] IPS Daily HF Prop Report - 02 March 13 issued 2335 UT on 02 Mar 2013
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Sun Mar 3 10:35:33 EST 2013
SUBJ: IPS DAILY HF PROPAGATION REPORT
ISSUED AT 2330UT/02 MARCH 2013 BY IPS RADIO AND SPACE SERVICES
FROM THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE FORECAST CENTRE
AUSTRALIAN REGION SUMMARY AND FORECAST
1. SUMMARY (02 MARCH)
Date T index Conditions
02 Mar 33 Normal-fair
Cocos Island Region:
Near predicted monthly values during local day.
Depressed by 15% during local night.
Niue Island Region:
Depressed by 45% during local day.
Depressed by 35% during local night.
Northern Australian Region:
Mostly near predicted monthly values.
Southern Australian and New Zealand Region:
Depressed by 20% during local day.
Depressed by 25% during local night.
Depressed by 20% after local dawn.
Antarctic Region (Casey/Scott Base/Davis/Mawson):
Depressed by 25% over the UT day.
PCA Event : No event.
Predicted Monthly T index for March: 69
2. FORECAST (03 MARCH - 05 MARCH)
Date T index Conditions MUFs
03 Mar 45 Normal Depressed 15%/near predicted
04 Mar 55 Normal Near predicted monthly values
05 Mar 60 Normal Near predicted monthly values
COMMENT: MUFs were moderately depressed across the region 02-Mar,
as a result of elevated geomagnetic activity 01-Mar, with ongoing
degraded HF conditions at S.Aus/Antarctic locations. MUFs were
again depressed after local dawn 03-Mar at S.Aus latitudes. Expect
mildly depressed conditions 03-Mar, with a gradual strengthening
of the ionosphere over the next three days.
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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