[Ips-wsgr] IPS Weekly Solar and Geophysical Report (07 December 12) issued 0228 UT on 07 Dec 2012

rwc rwc at ips.gov.au
Fri Dec 7 13:28:23 EST 2012


SUBJ: IPS WEEKLY SOLAR AND GEOPHYSICAL REPORT 
ISSUED ON 07 DECEMBER 2012, BY IPS RADIO AND SPACE SERVICES,
FROM THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE FORECAST CENTRE

1. SUMMARY (30 NOVEMBER - 06 DECEMBER)
Date     30    01    02    03    04    05    06
10cm    111   102    98    97    96    96    97
AFr       1     3     8     3     5     4  (  2)
Aaus      3     5     8     6     6     3  (  2)
T        94    96    97    70    61    83    97

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

30 Nov 
Solar:        Low
Geomagnetic:  Quiet
Frequencies:  
   Cocos Island Region:
      Near predicted monthly values.
   Niue Island Region:
      Near predicted monthly values.
   Northern Australian Region:
      Near predicted monthly values.
   Southern Australian and New Zealand Region:
      Near predicted monthly values during local day.
      Enhanced by 15% during local night.
   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:
      Mostly near predicted monthly values.
   Niue Island Region:
      Mostly near predicted monthly values.
   Northern Australian Region:
      Near predicted monthly values during local day.
      Enhanced by 15% during local night.
   Southern Australian and New Zealand Region:
      Near predicted monthly values.
   Antarctic Region (Casey/Scott Base/Davis/Mawson):
      Near predicted monthly values.

02 Dec 
Solar:        Very low
Geomagnetic:  Quiet to Unsettled
Frequencies:  
   Cocos Island Region:
      Enhanced by 15% during local day.
      Near predicted monthly values during local night.
   Niue Island Region:
      No data available.
    Northern Australian Region:
      Near predicted monthly values during local day.
      Enhanced by 15% during local night.
      Depressions to 20%; 20-22 UT.
   Southern Australian and New Zealand Region:
      Mostly near predicted monthly values.
      Depressions to 20%;19-23 UT.
   Antarctic Region (Casey/Scott Base/Davis/Mawson):
      Near predicted monthly values over the UT day.

03 Dec 
Solar:        Low
Geomagnetic:  Quiet
Frequencies:  
   Cocos Island Region:
      Enhanced by 20% during local day.
      Near predicted monthly values during local night.
   Niue Island Region:
      No data.
   Northern Australian Region:
      Depressed by 15% during local day.
      Near predicted monthly values during local night.
      Darwin enhanced 15-30% 11-16UT.
   Southern Australian and New Zealand Region:
      Depressed by 15% during local day.
      Near predicted monthly values during local night.
   Antarctic Region (Casey/Scott Base/Davis/Mawson):
      Near predicted monthly values over the UT day.

04 Dec 
Solar:        Very low
Geomagnetic:  Quiet to Unsettled
Frequencies:  
   Cocos Island Region:
      Briefly depressed before local dawn,      
      otherwise near predicted monthly values.
   Niue Island Region:
      No data.
   Northern Australian Region:
      Learmonth depressed 15-30%.
      Darwin, Townsville depressed 20% before local 
      dawn, otherwise near predicted monthly values.
   Southern Australian and New Zealand Region:
      Perth depressed 15%.
      Brisbane, Norfolk Island depressed 15% before 
      local dawn. 
      Other stations mildly depressed over the UT day
   Antarctic Region (Casey/Scott Base/Davis/Mawson):
      Periods of disturbance due to weak ionisation.

05 Dec 
Solar:        Low
Geomagnetic:  Quiet
Frequencies:  
   Cocos Island Region:
      Enhanced by 15%.
      Depressed by 15% after local dawn.
   Niue Island Region:
      Depressed by 20% during local day.
      Near predicted monthly values during local night.
   Northern Australian Region:
      Mostly near predicted monthly values.
      Depressed by 20% around local dawn.
   Southern Australian and New Zealand Region:
      Near predicted monthly values.
   Antarctic Region (Casey/Scott Base/Davis/Mawson):
      Near predicted monthly values over the UT day.

06 Dec 
Solar:        Very low
Geomagnetic:  Quiet
Frequencies:  
   Cocos Island Region:
      Near predicted monthly values.
   Niue Island Region:
      Enhanced by 20% during local day.
      Enhanced by 15% during local night.
   Northern Australian Region:
      Near predicted monthly values during local day.
      Enhanced by 15% during local night.
   Southern Australian and New Zealand Region:
      Near predicted monthly values.
   Antarctic Region (Casey/Scott Base/Davis/Mawson):
      Near predicted monthly values over the UT day.

 
2. FORECAST (07 DECEMBER - 13 DECEMBER)
Solar: 
Low

Geomagnetic:  
Quiet to unsettled conditions.

Frequencies:  
MUFs near predicted monthly values.


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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