Accession Number : AD0717264

Title :   Application of Propagation Data to VHF Satellite Communication and Navigation Systems.

Descriptive Note : Lecture series.

Corporate Author : ADVISORY GROUP FOR AEROSPACE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PARIS (FRANCE)

Report Date : NOV 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 180

Abstract : Contents: Introduction to VHF satellite navigation and communications systems; Ionospheric limitations on performance on VHF navigation and communication satellite systems; The formation of ionospheric irregularities; Amplitude, phase and angle of arrival fluctuations; Low angle fluctuation; World wide morphology of scintillations; Measurement of total electron content; Effects of horizontal gradients and further considerations of total electron content measurements; World wide morphology of total electron content; Ionospheric multipath; Guided propagation of radio waves in the ionosphere; Experimental results.

Descriptors :   (*IONOSPHERIC PROPAGATION, SATELLITES(ARTIFICIAL)), (*SPACE COMMUNICATIONS, IONOSPHERIC PROPAGATION), VERY HIGH FREQUENCY, NAVIGATION SATELLITES, COMMUNICATION SATELLITES(ACTIVE)

Subject Categories : Radiofrequency Wave Propagation
      Radio Communications

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE