[Ips-dhfpr] IPS Daily HF Prop Report - 15 February 14 issued 2330 UT on 15 Feb 2014
Regional Warning Centre
rwc at ips.gov.au
Sun Feb 16 10:30:43 EST 2014
SUBJ: IPS DAILY HF PROPAGATION REPORT
ISSUED AT 2330UT/15 FEBRUARY 2014 BY IPS RADIO AND SPACE SERVICES
FROM THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE FORECAST CENTRE
AUSTRALIAN REGION SUMMARY AND FORECAST
1. SUMMARY (15 FEBRUARY)
Date T index Conditions
15 Feb 135 Fair
Cocos Island Region:
No data available.
Niue Island Region:
Enhanced by 15% during local day.
No data available during local night.
Northern Australian Region:
Enhanced by 20% during local day.
Enhanced by 20% during local night.
Southern Australian and New Zealand Region:
Enhanced by 25% during local day.
Enhanced by 25% during local night.
Antarctic Region (Casey/Scott Base/Davis/Mawson):
Enhanced by 20% over the UT day.
PCA Event : No event.
Monthly T index:
Month T index
2. FORECAST (16 FEBRUARY - 18 FEBRUARY)
Date T index Conditions MUFs
16 Feb 100 Normal-fair Near predicted monthly values/depressed
20 to 30%
17 Feb 110 Normal Near to 15% above predicted
18 Feb 110 Normal Near to 15% above predicted
COMMENT: IPS Preliminary HF Communications Warning 8 was issued
on 13 February and is current for 15-17 Feb. IPS SWF HF Communications
Warning 9 was issued on 14 February and is current for 15-16
Feb. The ionosphere in the Australian region was enhanced over
the past 24 hours. MUFs were generally above predicted monthly
values, however some degraded HF conditions were observed at
S.Aus locations overnight. MUFs are expected to be mostly near
predicted monthly values 16-Feb, with some localised depressions
to 30%, particularly at S.Aus/NZ/Antarctic locations. Further
short-wave fadeouts are possible.
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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