Accession Number:

ADA063824

Title:

Phase and Amplitude Scintillation at the Equator.

Descriptive Note:

Final scientific rept. 1 Feb-31 Oct 78,

Corporate Author:

GHANA UNIV LEGON DEPT OF PHYSICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-10-31

Pagination or Media Count:

55.0

Abstract:

Chapter 1 describes some features of new and more accurate scintillation data at 257 MHz from a high elevation satellite MARISAT 1. Observations at Legon yield improved results on depth of fading, fading as a function of elevation, and some initial results on fading as a function of frequency and longitude. These data are compared with earlier 136 MHz results from Legon. Chapter 2 describes the phase switching system used for making the above satellite signal amplitude measurements. Chapter 3 gives a description, with circuit diagrams, of a polarimeter used at Legon for both digital and analogue Faraday measurements. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Radiofrequency Wave Propagation

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE