29 Jul 2016 –
Daily forecast status indicators for solar, geomagnetic and ionospheric conditions can be Green (normal), Yellow (moderate activity) or Red (disturbed). The IPS Space Weather page shows current conditions.
03 Jun 2016 –
The aurora patrol camera service has been temporarily discontinued. A new and improved service is under development and is coming soon. Our long-term plan is to improve our aurora watching product suite.
14 Mar 2016 –
The old HF Systems, Online Prediction Tools have beeen removed. Regards SWS IT Services
07 Mar 2016 –
The old HF Systems, Online Prediction Tools will be removed after 10 March 2016. Regards SWS IT Services
22 Feb 2016 –
Space Weather Survey - closes 29th Feb. The purpose of this survey is to help guide future service development.
09 Feb 2016 –
Revised online HF and Digital HF prediction tools are now available. These tools are designed for modern browsers (IE 10 or later, Firefox, Chrome, etc). The old tools will be retained for one month. Please report any issues via our feedback form Regards Space Weather Services
05 Feb 2016 –
We will using the feedback from the Space Weather Survey to help guide future product development.
10 Dec 2015 –
A Video describes what ASAPS is and how it works. Please proceed to the page to view.
13 Nov 2015 –
One of our production servers failed overnight resulting in some we products not updating. The server was replace at approximately 21:45 UTC
12 Jun 2015 –
Launceston Historical Data - Include Magnetogram, Indices of K-Index and Pulsation Index and Data Files of Launceston station of Tasmania.
17 Mar 2015 –
A new K - Index station, Launceston - Tasmania has been added under Geophysical/Latest Conditions/Indices/K-Index Plot.
17 Mar 2015 –
A new Magnetograms station, Launceston - Tasmania has been added under Geophysical/Latest Conditions.
16 Mar 2015 –
Learmonth Solar Observatory. There has been some damage to the site - notably the Solar Radio Spectrograph antenna used for frequencies 25-75 MHz has been destroyed. We currently have no timeline for repair.
27 Oct 2014 –
ASAPS and GWPS are now installed online. The programs will enter a 7-day trial demo mode if they are not registered. Software patches have been discontinued and installation CDs are no longer available. Extra charges will apply for delivery of software on CDs.
04 Jun 2014 –
The Christchurch Ionosonde located at Eyrewell has been decommissioned and put into storage for redeployment at a new site in the region.
20 May 2014 –
A new email alert service for adverse ionospheric scintillation conditions in the Australian region is now available.