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ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 7 (G3)
« on: May 14, 2019, 09:02:32 AM »
Space Weather Message Code: ALTK07
Serial Number: 114
Issue Time: 2019 May 14 0901 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 7
Threshold Reached: 2019 May 14 0859 UTC
Synoptic Period: 0600-0900 UTC
 
Active Warning: Yes
NOAA Scale: G3 - Strong

NOAA Space Weather Scale descriptions can be found at
www.swpc.noaa.gov/noaa-scales-explanation

Potential Impacts: Area of impact primarily poleward of 50 degrees Geomagnetic Latitude.
Induced Currents - Power system voltage irregularities possible, false alarms may be triggered on some protection devices.
Spacecraft - Systems may experience surface charging; increased drag on low Earth-orbit satellites and orientation problems may occur.
Navigation - Intermittent satellite navigation (GPS) problems, including loss-of-lock and increased range error may occur.
Radio - HF (high frequency) radio may be intermittent.
Aurora - Aurora may be seen as low as Pennsylvania to Iowa to Oregon.

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Re: ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 7 (G3)
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2019, 12:40:43 AM »
I sure noticed that HF messed up for me for a few days there

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Re: ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 7 (G3)
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2019, 05:40:43 PM »
I was not aware of this, but I did notice the HF bands were even deeper in the toilet than they usually are.

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Re: ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 7 (G3)
« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2019, 04:04:26 PM »
You can sign up for these email alerts and get early warnings if the next Carrington Event is coming.
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Re: ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 7 (G3)
« Reply #4 on: June 09, 2019, 12:10:37 PM »
 I just signed up for the alerts

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Re: ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 7 (G3)
« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2019, 02:53:23 PM »
I like them as I get about a day warning before the news picks it up.
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