Accession Number:

AD0651942

Title:

A COMPUTER PROGRAM FOR VLF RAY TRACING IN A MODEL IONOSPHERE,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

IOWA UNIV IOWA CITY DEPT OF PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1967-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

74.0

Abstract:

The ray tracing equations and expressions necessary to evaluate these equations for a model ionosphere with a centered dipole magnetic field and an H, He, O, e- diffusive equilibrium concentration model are given and discussed. A basic computer program for the numerical calculation of ray paths in a meridian plane is listed and explained. An additional routine to calculate point-to-point ray paths is briefly described. Examples are given of the computer printout for this ray tracing program and of a plotted ray path. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Non-Radio Communications

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE