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Re: LF: Good conditions coming?

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Subject: Re: LF: Good conditions coming?
From: "Rik Strobbe" <[email protected]>
Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2000 09:15:01
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Auroral conditions must have been expectional on Thursday night (April 6th)
as we had VISUAL aurora borealis (arround 22UT) in central Belgium. But I
noticed no propagation enhancement on LF.

73, Rik  ON7YD

At 23:35 7/04/00 +0100, G3LDO wrote:
Mike said

A 'severe solar wind shock' impacted Earth at 1632UTC yesterday. This resulted in a big aurora, The A Index is 56. This is higher than early February when VA3LK was getting good signals from DCF.
It will be interesting to see if this causes some good LF conditions. If it does, it probably shows that the Solar Flare warnings are useless as this aurora was preceded by 2 C-class and 1 M-class flares which occur quite frequently.
If good conditions are coming they have not arrived yet. However, it
might be a case that it gets bad before it gets better.


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