29 Nov 2015 –
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.
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
27 Oct 2015 –
The Space Weather Service website URLs are moving into the Australian Bureau of Meteorology domain.
www.ips.gov.au -> www.sws.bom.gov.au
We plan to keep the old URLs working for at least 6 months.
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.
01 May 2014 –
Images and video available for the all-sky camera installed at Cressy Tasmania.