Accession Number : AD0618422

Title :   FAA HIGH GAIN AIR/GROUND/AIR VHF/UHF TROPOSCATTER SYSTEM.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept.,

Corporate Author : FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON D C SYSTEMS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICE

Personal Author(s) : Grann,Oscar T.

Report Date : APR 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 48

Abstract : This report contains a brief history of experimentation and development effort conducted by the FAA and others in air/ground/air troposcatter communications systems and information as to the Systems Research and Development Service future program plans in this area. This report also contains a description of the FAA high gain system hardware with siting information necessary for proper operation. A method for approximating the reliable communications ranges to be achieved from these facilities is also included. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*COMMUNICATION AND RADIO SYSTEMS, AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEMS), (*RADIO TRANSMISSION, TROPOSPHERE), PROPAGATION, GAIN, VERY HIGH FREQUENCY, ULTRAHIGH FREQUENCY, AIRBORNE, SCATTERING, REFRACTIVE INDEX, ATTENUATION, RADIO EQUIPMENT, DIPOLE ANTENNAS, ANTENNA RADIATION PATTERNS, RELIABILITY(ELECTRONICS)

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE