Begin Max End Rgn Loc Xray Op 245MHz 10cm Sweep None
10 cm 099 SSN 097 Afr/Ap 015/023 X-ray Background B1.3 Daily Proton Fluence (flux accumulation over 24 hrs) GT 1 MeV 1.2e+06 GT 10 MeV 1.1e+04 p/(cm2-ster-day) (GOES-12 satellite synchronous orbit W75 degrees) Daily Electron Fluence GT 2 MeV 3.60e+08 e/(cm2-ster-day) (GOES-8 satellite synchronous orbit W92 degrees) 3 Hour K-indices Boulder 4 3 4 3 5 4 2 3 Planetary 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3
The GOES 10 energetic proton detectors are showing intermittent, high noise levels in the higher energy proton channels (greater than about 80 MeV). This problem was first noticed in data taken April 26, 2003. To ensure continued operational monitoring of important energetic particle data, it is necessary to reassign primary/secondary designations for the GOES Space Environment Monitor (SEM) detectors. As of 1500 UT on May 15, GOES-8 became the primary satellite for protons. GOES 12 will be the primary satellite for magnetometer, X-ray, and electron measurements. GOES 10 will be the secondary satellite for all SEM sensors - magnetometer, X-ray sensor, and energetic particle sensor. This short-term solution (approximately 2 - 3 months) will be in place until we define and implement a permanent fix. A more detailed explanation can be found at: http://www.sec.noaa.gov/GOES.html.
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