[Ips-dhfpr] IPS Daily HF Prop Report - 16 August 04
rwc at ips.gov.au
Tue Aug 17 09:59:24 EST 2004
SUBJ: IPS DAILY HF PROPAGATION REPORT
ISSUED AT 16/2330Z AUGUST 2004 BY IPS RADIO AND SPACE SERVICES
FROM THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE FORECAST CENTRE
AUSTRALIAN REGION SUMMARY AND FORECAST
1. SUMMARY (16 AUGUST)
Date T index Conditions
16 Aug 68 Normal
Flares Max Fadeout Freq. Sectors
M1/SF 0347UT confirmed lower E. Asia/Aust.
Equatorial PNG Region:
Enhanced by 25% during local day,
Enhanced by 50% during local night.
Northern Australian Region:
Mostly near predicted monthly values,
Enhanced by 20% after local dawn.
Southern Australian and New Zealand Region:
Enhanced by 20% during local day,
Enhanced by 25% during local night.
Enhanced by 25% after local dawn.
Antarctic Region (Casey/Scott Base):
Mostly near predicted monthly values.
PCA Event : No event.
Predicted Monthly T index for August: 39
2. FORECAST (17 AUGUST - 19 AUGUST)
Date T index Conditions MUFs
17 Aug 45 Normal-Fair Enhanced 10% to depressed 5-15%.
18 Aug 55 Normal about 5% above predicted monthly
19 Aug 65 Normal about 10% above predicted monthly
COMMENT: IPS HF Communications Warning 36 was issued on 16 August
and is current for interval 17-19 August (SWFs) . Possible mildly
degraded HF conditions for 17 August for southern Aus/NZ regions
as the result of anticipated mildly elevated levels of geomagnetic
activity. SWFs are expected to continue for the next two days,
due to active solar region.
For an explanation of some of the terms in this report, goto
http://www.ips.gov.au, and follow links to Educational->
Gloassary on Solar Terrestrial Terms.
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