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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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X1 Flare (R3-Strong Radio Blackout) on 3 May, 2022

R3 Event on 3 May, 2022
X1 Flare (R3-Strong Radio Blackout) on 3 May, 2022
published: Friday, May 06, 2022 17:24 UTC

An X1.1 flare (R3-Strong Radio Blackout) occurred on 3 May, 2022, at 9:25 am EDT (3/1325 UTC). The flare erupted from just beyond the southeast limb of the visible solar disk. During the peak of the flare, HF (high frequency) communication may have been prone to contact loss over the Atlantic Ocean, and portions of eastern South America, western Africa and Europe. The source region for the flare has yet to be identified as it still lies just beyond the limb, however, it is only a day or two from rotating into view. Stay informed with the latest information and forecasts by continuing to visit our SWPC webpage.