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  • James Streible
    Thanks Alex, We learn something new everyday. Jim K4DLI
    Message 1 of 13 , Jan 19, 2010
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      Thanks Alex, We learn something new everyday.

      Jim K4DLI



      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
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      >
      > >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
      > <http://wiki.contesting.com>
      > > The World Contest Station Database, updated daily at
      > > www.conteststations.com
      > > The Reverse Beacon Network at http://reversebeacon.net
      > <http://reversebeacon.net>
      > >
      > >
      > > 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?
      > >>>> ----------------------------------------------------------
      > >>>>
      > >>>> --
      > >>>> 73, Pete N4ZR
      > >>>> Visit the Contesting Compendium at http://wiki.contesting.com
      > <http://wiki.contesting.com>
      > >>>>
      > >>> <http://wiki.contesting.com <http://wiki.contesting.com>>
      > >>>
      > >>>> <http://wiki.contesting.com
      > <http://wiki.contesting.com><http://wiki.contesting.com
      > <http://wiki.contesting.com>>>
      > >>>> The World Contest Station Database, updated daily at
      > >>>> www.conteststations.com
      > >>>> The Reverse Beacon Network at http://reversebeacon.net
      > <http://reversebeacon.net>
      > >>>>
      > >>> <http://reversebeacon.net <http://reversebeacon.net>>
      > >>>
      > >>>> <http://reversebeacon.net
      > <http://reversebeacon.net><http://reversebeacon.net
      > <http://reversebeacon.net>>>
      > >>>>
      > >>>> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > >>>>
      > >>>>
      > >>>>
      > >>> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > >>>
      > >>>
      > >>>
      > >>
      > >>
      > >> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > >>
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    • Jim Smith
      Hah, I was just reading this when my speakers honked at me. Never heard them do that before. Ionoprobe just turned red. M1.2 flare 73, Jim VE7FO
      Message 2 of 13 , Jan 19, 2010
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        Hah, I was just reading this when my speakers honked at me. Never
        heard them do that before. Ionoprobe just turned red. M1.2 flare

        73, Jim VE7FO

        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
        >
        >
        >
        > ----- Original Message -----
        >
        >> 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
        >>
        >>
        >> 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?
        >>>>> ----------------------------------------------------------
        >>>>>
        >>>>> --
        >>>>> 73, Pete N4ZR
        >>>>> Visit the Contesting Compendium at http://wiki.contesting.com
        >>>>>
        >>>> <http://wiki.contesting.com>
        >>>>
        >>>>> <http://wiki.contesting.com<http://wiki.contesting.com>>
        >>>>> The World Contest Station Database, updated daily at
        >>>>> www.conteststations.com
        >>>>> The Reverse Beacon Network at http://reversebeacon.net
        >>>>>
        >>>> <http://reversebeacon.net>
        >>>>
        >>>>> <http://reversebeacon.net<http://reversebeacon.net>>
        >>>>>
        >>>>> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
        >>>>>
        >>>>>
        >>>>>
        >>>> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
        >>>>
        >>>>
        >>>>
        >>>
        >>> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
        >>>
        >>>
        >>>
        >>> ------------------------------------
        >>>
        >>> Yahoo! Groups Links
        >>>
        >>>
        >>>
        >>>
        >>>
        >>
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        >>
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      • Dave Baxter
        Radio Blackout? My Faros status pages show much the oposite! Everything is positively lively at the moment. Of course, what happens later is always sort of
        Message 3 of 13 , Jan 20, 2010
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          Radio Blackout?

          My Faros status pages show much the oposite! Everything is positively
          lively at the moment. Of course, what happens later is always sort of
          unknown.

          http://g8kbv.homeip.net:8008

          73.

          Dave G0WBX
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