Accession Number : AD0713128
Title : A RADIO-METEOROLOGICAL INVESTIGATION OF FADING AT 2 GHz IN THE MEKONG DELTA.
Descriptive Note : Technical memo.,
Corporate Author : INSTITUTE FOR TELECOMMUNICATION SCIENCES BOULDER COLO
Personal Author(s) : Peterson,C. F. ; Maloney,L. J. ; Samson,C. A.
Report Date : SEP 1970
Pagination or Media Count : 84
Abstract : Intensive radio and meteorological measurements were conducted on two links of the Integrated Communication System in the Mekong Delta of South Viet Nam during January, February, and March 1970. This study investigated the possible causes of severe fading on these beyond-the-horizon links, with the objective of determining corrective action for existing paths in the Delta and improved design considerations for future systems. Measurement results indicated that subrefractive conditions were substantially more prevalent than had been expected on the basis of meteorological data obtained from Saigon. (Author)
Descriptors : (*RADIO TRANSMISSION, ATTENUATION), (*METEOROLOGICAL PHENOMENA, *VIETNAM), RADIO WAVES, REFRACTIVE INDEX, RADIOSONDES, AIRBORNE, ATMOSPHERIC SOUNDING, VERY LOW FREQUENCY, SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO, RADIO EQUIPMENT, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), TROPICAL REGIONS
Subject Categories : Meteorology
Radiofrequency Wave Propagation
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE