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1728Re: [dxatlas] Ionoprobe storm alerts

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  • Pete Smith
    Jan 19, 2010
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      Ah, OK - so the X-rays are the key. Makes sense. Thanks, Alex.

      73, Pete N4ZR
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      On 1/19/2010 10:12 AM, Alex, VE3NEA wrote:
      > Hi Pete,
      >
      > The alerts on the Day tab are the official alerts produced by NOAA every 3
      > hours. If all hell breaks loose, they will stay green until NOAA decides to
      > issue an alert. The 3-hour update period is adequate for geomagnetic and
      > solar radiation alerts, but radio blackouts last for only a few minutes to
      > an hour, and the official alerts may announce them long after they ended.
      > IonoProbe has its own, real-time radio blackout alert system based on the
      > actual X-Ray data, these alerts change the color of the icon in real time.
      >
      > 73 Alex VE3NEA
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      >> I just don't see how it can display G0/S0/R0 for both the last and the
      >> coming 24 hours, and yet show red in the systray.
      >>
      >> 73, Pete N4ZR
      >> Visit the Contesting Compendium at http://wiki.contesting.com
      >> The World Contest Station Database, updated daily at
      >> www.conteststations.com
      >> The Reverse Beacon Network at http://reversebeacon.net
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      >> On 1/19/2010 9:39 AM, Ted Roycraft wrote:
      >>
      >>> See the x-ray flux in the 'Week' tab near the bottom of the display.
      >>>
      >>> Ted
      >>>
      >>> Ted Roycraft wrote:
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>> There was an M-class (x-ray) flare on about 1300Z Jan 19.
      >>>>
      >>>> 73, Ted, W2ZK
      >>>>
      >>>> Pete Smith wrote:
      >>>>
      >>>>
      >>>>> Running IonoProbe 1.36, and noticed this morning that the background of
      >>>>> the systray icon is red, which the help says means a radio storm. I
      >>>>> mouse over the icon, and Ionoprobe says there is a radio blackout, but
      >>>>> when I look at the full window I see nothing to suggest that a storm is
      >>>>> occurring, in either the upper or lower panes.
      >>>>>
      >>>>> What does Ionoprobe base these storm alerts on?
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      >>>>> 73, Pete N4ZR
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      >>>>> The World Contest Station Database, updated daily at
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      >>>>> The Reverse Beacon Network at http://reversebeacon.net
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