Accession Number : AD0430420


Title :   INVESTIGATING IONOSPHERIC DUCTING WITH THE ORBIS BEACON,


Corporate Author : AIR FORCE CAMBRIDGE RESEARCH LABS L G HANSCOM FIELD MASS


Personal Author(s) : Mullen,John P ; Daniels,Gerald ; Allen,Richard


Report Date : Jan 1964


Pagination or Media Count : 19


Abstract : An experiment is described which uses a satellite-borne, two-frequency HF beacon to perform a synoptic investigation of inospheric ducting. The expected ducting modes are described qualitatively and quantitatively using the AFCRL ray tracing computers. (Author)


Descriptors :   *IONOSPHERIC PROPAGATION , IONOSPHERE , HIGH FREQUENCY , BEACONS , ARTIFICIAL SATELLITES , RADIO BEACONS , RADIO TRANSMISSION , WAVE PROPAGATION , FREQUENCY MODULATION , RADIO SIGNALS


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE