Accession Number : ADA018198

Title :   Synoptic Weather in Relation to Anomalous Propagation over Bass Strait,

Corporate Author : MELBOURNE UNIV PARKVILLE (AUSTRALIA) SCHOOL OF PHYSICS

Personal Author(s) : Whiting,B. F. ; Bourne,I. A. ; Unthank,E. L. ; Hopper,V. D.

Report Date : DEC 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 72

Abstract : The phenomenon of anomalous propagation, or beyond-the-horizon radio propagation, across Bass Strait in south-eastern Australia is discussed in relation to meteorological profiles measured from an instrumented aircraft.

Descriptors :   *Radio waves, Wave propagation, Over the horizon detection, Meteorological data, Refractive index, Radiosondes, Acoustic reflection, Wind, Periodic variations, Australia, Echo ranging

Subject Categories : Meteorology
      Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment
      Radiofrequency Wave Propagation

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE