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Space Weather Conditions
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Current Space Weather Conditions
R1 (Minor) Radio Blackout Impacts
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HF Radio: Weak or minor degradation of HF radio communication on sunlit side, occasional loss of radio contact.
Navigation: Low-frequency navigation signals degraded for brief intervals.
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G1 (Minor) Geomagnetic Storms Observed - 18 Oct 2015

G1 (Minor) Geomagnetic Storms Observed - 18 Oct 2015
published: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 06:30 UTC

A magnetic disturbance caused G1 (Minor) geomagnetic storms between 0900-1200 UTC (0500-0800 EDT) on 18 October 2015.  This disturbance is believed to have been caused by a change in the solar sector followed by a prolonged period of southward Bz.  G1 (Minor) geomagnetic storms are expected to persist until 18/1300 UTC (0900 UTC).