Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Propogation Report

http://dx.qsl.net/propagation/

Current Solar Indicies from WWV
15-Oct-2014 at 0310 UTC
SFI = 120   A = 18   K = 5
Conditions during the last 24 hours
Space weather for the past 24 hours has been minor.
Geomagnetic storms reaching the G1 level occurred. Radio blackouts reaching the R1 level occurred.
Forecast for the next 24 hours
Space weather for the next 24 hours is predicted to be minor.
Geomagnetic storms reaching the G1 level are expected.
Solar Wind Data
Provides solar wind velocity and energetic particle intensity
Updated at: 0504Z on October 15, 2014
 Velocity (km/s):  415.3 
 Density (protons/cm3):  8.4 

Penticton Observatory SFI Measurement
WWV only updates its SFI reading once a day at 2100Z
The Penticton solar observatory takes measurements at 1700Z, 2000Z, and 2300Z
(WWV uses the 2000Z Penticton measurement)
 The Penticton Observatory SFI value on 23-Jul-2014 at 2300Z was:  100 

Three Day SFI and A-index Forecast(updated daily after 2200Z)
This report issued on Oct 13, 2014 at 2200Z
  Date     SFI     A-index  
  13 Oct   115 8
  14 Oct   120 8
  15 Oct   125 8

Solar Activity Forecast
Solar activity is expected to be very low with a chance for a C-class flares on days one, two, and three (14 Oct, 15 Oct, 16 Oct).
Geophysical Activity Forecast
The geomagnetic field is expected to be at quiet to unsettled levels on days one and two (14 Oct, 15 Oct) and quiet levels on day three (16 Oct).
Recent Major Solar Flare Activity(usually reported within 30 minutes of event peak)
  Date     Time     Magnitude  
  14-Oct-2014     1837Z     M1.1  

NOAA (American) Sunspot Number
This number is reported daily around 0225Z and reports
the number of sunspots observed in the previous 24 hour period
 The NOAA Sunspot number for 14-Oct-2014 was:  70 

 Most recent five days (oldest first): 65  54  38  28  41   

GOES-14 Background X-ray Flux
This value is reported daily around 0225Z and reports the
average background x-ray flux level as measured by the GOES-14 satellite
 The GOES-14 Background X-ray Flux level on 14-Oct-2014 was:  B3 

 Most recent five days (oldest first): B5  B3  B3  B2  B3