[ips-dhfpr-euro] IPS Daily European HF Report 27 08 01

Regional Warning Centre rwc@ips.gov.au
Tue, 28 Aug 2001 16:50:13 +1000 (EST)


SUBJ: IPS DAILY EUROPEAN HF PROPAGATION REPORT
ISSUED AT 28/0630Z AUG 2001 BY IPS RADIO AND SPACE SERVICES
FROM THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE FORECAST CENTRE
EUROPEAN REGION SUMMARY AND FORECAST
MUF SUMMARY/FORECAST INFORMATION IN THIS REPORT IS AUTOMATICALLY
GENERATED FROM REGIONAL IONOSPHERIC DATA

1. SUMMARY FOR 27 08 01
Flares    Max     Fadeout    Freq.  Sectors
 M1/--    0638UT  possible   lower  Mid East/Indian
ACE EPAM data indicates an energetic ion enhancement event beginning
27/1455UT, which can be a precursor to increased geomagnetic activity
over next 24-36 hours.
A moderate shock was observed in the solar wind at 1918UT on 27 Aug.

PCA Event : No event.

Observed T index:   100

Observed European Region MUFS:
Near predicted monthly values.

2. FORECAST FOR 28 08 2001

Forecast T index:   95
 
Forecast European Region MUFS:
Initially today: Near predicted monthly values.
Rest of day: becoming depressed 15 to 20% later in UT day
COMMENT:Strongly degraded HF conditions expected later in UT day due
to geomagnetic activity.

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