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Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Jeff48920, Jun 20, 2015.

  1. Jeff48920

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    Do you guys limit flights when the KP Index is over 4. NOAA usually issues alerts around then. Just wondering if you guys even worry about it.
     
  2. CloudsNeverDie

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    I don't fly if it's 6 or higher.
     
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  3. Jeff48920

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    BTW thanks for the UAVForecast app, I use it religiously.
     
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  4. 2nd2non

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    Hover app keeps me informed
     
  5. Meta4

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    So far it seems the whole K-index thing is hyped and not a big issue.
    It's about GPS may be affected .. but if it is, it is only going to be to a very minor effect, like a couple of feet.
    So far I'm not aware of anyone having observed any significant effect on GPS or Phantom flying.

    This post has some real info for anyone interested:
    http://www.phantompilots.com/threads/solar-flares.35796/#post-331319
     
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  6. N017RW

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    Kp... Meh.

    Never cared, never looked, never a problem.
     
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  7. Jeff48920

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    Thanks Meta. This is great info and exactly what I was looking for!!!!