Accession Number : AD0287940

Title :   A ROTATING AERIAL BACK-SCATTER SOUNDER

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

Personal Author(s) : CLEMESHA,B.R.

Report Date : 10 AUG 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : A description is given of a back-scatter sounder designed to investigate echoes scattered from F region irregularities associated with equatorial spread F. Topics of special interest are: (1) general design considerations; (2) aerial control unit; (3) sounder, display, and recording equipment; (4) program unit; and (5) aerial radiation pattern. (Author)

Descriptors :   *ANTENNAS, *ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE REFLECTIONS, *ELECTRONIC RECORDING SYSTEMS, *IONOSPHERE, *PLAN POSITION INDICATORS, *RADIO WAVES, ANTENNA RADIATION PATTERNS, DISPLAY SYSTEMS, ELECTRONIC SWITCHES, MEASUREMENT, POLARIZATION, PROGRAMMING (COMPUTERS), REFLECTION, SCATTERING, SERVOMECHANISMS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE