[Ips-dhfpr] IPS Daily HF Prop Report - 22 March 03
rwc at ips.gov.au
Sun Mar 23 10:30:45 EST 2003
SUBJ: IPS DAILY HF PROPAGATION REPORT
ISSUED AT 22/2330Z MARCH 2003 BY IPS RADIO AND SPACE SERVICES
FROM THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE FORECAST CENTRE
AUSTRALIAN REGION SUMMARY AND FORECAST
1. SUMMARY (22 MARCH)
Date T index Conditions
22 Mar 69 Fair
Equatorial PNG Region:
Near predicted monthly values during local day,
Enhanced by 15% during local night.
Northern Australian Region:
Near predicted monthly values.
Southern Australian and New Zealand Region:
Slightly below predicted monthly values during local day,
Depressed by 20% during local night.
Antarctic Region (Casey/Scott Base):
About 10% below predicted monthly values over the UT day,
with extended periods of localised disturbance.
PCA Event : No event.
Predicted Monthly T index for March: 82
2. FORECAST (23 MARCH - 25 MARCH)
Date T index Conditions MUFs
23 Mar 80 Normal Near predicted monthly values
24 Mar 90 Normal Near predicted monthly values
25 Mar 100 Normal about 10% above predicted monthly
COMMENT: Conditions should gradually improve over the next few
days. A recurrent small coronal hole will move into geoeffective
position mid-week causing possible brief ionospheric degradation,
mostly to southern regions.
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