Accession Number : AD0286377

Title :   INSTRUMENTATION FOR THE OBSERVATION OF FIELD-ALIGNED F REGION IRREGULARITIES AND TRANS-EQUATORIAL RADIO PROPAGATION

Corporate Author : QUEENSLAND UNIV BRISBANE (AUSTRALIA)

Personal Author(s) : THOMAS,J.A. ; MCNICOL,R.W.E.

Report Date : FEB 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : A brief description is given of the general facilities available at the Field Station and this is followed by a more detailed analysis of certain specialised equipment developed during the present C ONTRACT. The main units discussed are: (1) a 16 Mc/s rotatable backscatter sounder; (2) a 55 Mc/s rotatable backscatter sounder; and (3) a 15-30 Mc/s rotatable back-scatter sounder. Information is also given regarding the methods used to obtain amplitude, pppolarisation, phase-path, and angle-of-arrival measurements of back-scatter echoes, and of scintillation data from satellite radio signals. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*TEST FACILITIES), (*RADIO EQUIPMENT), (*RADIO WAVES), (*IONOSPHERE), (*PROPAGATION), AUSTRALIA, INSTRUMENTATION

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE