[Ips-wsgr] IPS Weekly Solar and Geophysical Report (02 December 11) issued 0227 UT on 02 Dec 2011

rwc rwc at ips.gov.au
Fri Dec 2 13:27:54 EST 2011


SUBJ: IPS WEEKLY SOLAR AND GEOPHYSICAL REPORT 
ISSUED ON 02 DECEMBER 2011, BY IPS RADIO AND SPACE SERVICES,
FROM THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE FORECAST CENTRE

1. SUMMARY (25 NOVEMBER - 01 DECEMBER)
Date     25    26    27    28    29    30    01
10cm    135   133   135   138   141   144   155
AFr       3     4     5     7     9     9 (  8)
Aaus      5     5     6     5    17    13 (  6)
T       136   141   141   132   137    93   128

Solar:        Solar flare activity
Geomagnetic:  Geomagnetic activity observed for Australian region.
Frequencies:  Australian ionospheric F2 critical frequencies

25 Nov 
Solar:        low
Geomagnetic:  Quiet 

Frequencies:  
   Cocos Island Region:
      No data.
   Niue Island Region:
      Enhanced by 20% during local day.
      No data after 05UT.
   Northern Australian Region:
      Enhanced by 15-40% during local day.
      Enhanced by 20% during local night.
   Southern Australian and New Zealand Region:
      Enhanced by 20-30% during local day.
      Enhanced by 20% during local night.
      Enhanced by 45% after local dawn.
   Antarctic Region (Casey/Scott Base/Davis/Mawson):
      Near predicted monthly values over the UT day.

26 Nov 
Solar:        low
Geomagnetic:  Quiet 

Frequencies:  
   Cocos Island Region:
      No data.
   Niue Island Region:
      No data.
   Northern Australian Region:
      Near predicted monthly values during local day.
      Enhanced by 25-40% during local night.
      Townsville no data.
   Southern Australian and New Zealand Region:
      Enhanced by 20-40%.
   Antarctic Region (Casey/Scott Base/Davis/Mawson):
      Near predicted monthly values 00-12UT.
      Absorption observed 12-24UT.
      Proton event in progress, increased absorption observed.

27 Nov 
Solar:        low
Geomagnetic:  Quiet. 

Frequencies:  
   Cocos Island Region:
      No data.
   Niue Island Region:
      Enhanced by 30% during local night.
      Enhanced by 10-20% after local dawn. 
   Northern Australian Region:
      Near predicted monthly values to enhanced 20-40% 
      during local day.
      Enhanced by 25% during local night.
      Townsville no data. 
   Southern Australian and New Zealand Region:
      Enhanced by 15% during local day.
      Enhanced by 30% during local night.
   Antarctic Region (Casey/Scott Base/Davis/Mawson):
      Proton event in progress, increased absorption observed.

28 Nov 
Solar:        low
Geomagnetic:  Quiet to Active 

Frequencies:  
   Cocos Island Region:
      No data available during local day.
      No data available during local night.
   Niue Island Region:
      Enhanced by 25-50% between 00-17UT
      Enhanced by 15% from 18UT
   Northern Australian Region:
      Enhanced by 15-30% over the last 24 hours
   Southern Australian and New Zealand Region:
      Near predicted monthly values during local day.
      Enhanced by 30% during local night.
      Enhanced by 35% after local dawn.
   Antarctic Region (Casey/Scott Base/Davis/Mawson):
      Enhanced by 15% over the UT day.

29 Nov 
Solar:        low
Geomagnetic:  Quiet to Minor Storm 

Frequencies:  
   Cocos Island Region:
      No data available during local day.
      No data available during local night.
   Niue Island Region:
      Enhanced by 20-40% between 00-16UT
      Near predicted monthly values at other times.
   Northern Australian Region:
      Near predicted monthly values to 20% enhanced.
   Southern Australian and New Zealand Region:
      Enhanced by 25% over the UT day.
   Antarctic Region (Casey/Scott Base/Davis/Mawson):
      Enhanced by 15% over the UT day.

30 Nov 
Solar:        low
Geomagnetic:  Quiet to Active 

Frequencies:  
   Cocos Island Region:
      No data available during local day.
      No data available during local night.
   Niue Island Region:
      Mostly near predicted monthly values.
   Northern Australian Region:
      Near predicted monthly values during local day.
      Enhanced by 15% during local night.
      Enhanced by 20% after local dawn.
   Southern Australian and New Zealand Region:
      Mostly near predicted monthly values.
      Enhanced by 20% after local dawn.
   Antarctic Region (Casey/Scott Base/Davis/Mawson):
      Near predicted monthly values over the UT day.

01 Dec 
Solar:        low
Geomagnetic:  Quiet 

Frequencies:  
   Cocos Island Region:
      No data available during local day.
      No data available during local night.
   Niue Island Region:
      Enhanced by 30-80% between 00-19UT
      Near predicted monthly values at other times.
   Northern Australian Region:
      Mostly near predicted monthly values with some 
	enhancements of up to 40%.
   Southern Australian and New Zealand Region:
      Enhanced by 20% during local day.
      Enhanced by 15% during local night.
   Antarctic Region (Casey/Scott Base/Davis/Mawson):
      Near predicted monthly values over the UT day.

 
2. FORECAST (02 DECEMBER - 08 DECEMBER)
Solar: 
Low

Geomagnetic:  
Quiet to Unsettled conditions.

Frequencies:  
MUFs near predicted monthly values to enhanced by 30%.

For an explanation of some of the terms in this report, go to
http://www.ips.gov.au/1/2/1.

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