[ips-dhfpr-euro] IPS Daily European HF Report 23 05 02

Regional Warning Centre rwc@ips.gov.au
Fri, 24 May 2002 16:50:11 +1000 (EST)


SUBJ: IPS DAILY EUROPEAN HF PROPAGATION REPORT
ISSUED AT 24/0630Z MAY 2002 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 23 05 02
Flares: none.
A strong shock was observed in the solar wind at 1015UT on 23 May.
A weak (36nT) impulse was observed in the IPS magnetomter data at
1051UT on 23 May, and a moderate (56nT) impulse was observed at
1544UT on 23 May.
PCA Event : 10Mev Proton/PCA Event Began 22 05 2002 1820UT and is in
progress

Observed T index:   128

Observed European Region MUFS:
Mostly near predicted monthly values, Enhanced by 20% after local
dawn.

2. FORECAST FOR 24 05 2002

Forecast T index:   65
 
Forecast European Region MUFS:
Initially today: Near predicted monthly values.
Rest of day: becoming depressed 15 to 20% later in UT day
COMMENT:Degraded HF conditions expected due to geomagnetic activity.


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