Accession Number : ADD012263

Title :   Tropospheric Scatter Communication System Having Angle Diversity.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Kaplan,Philip D

Report Date : 14 Jan 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A tropospheric scatter communication system provides diverse angle transmission paths which may be utilized alone or in conjunction with frequency and/or other known diversity system arrangements for improved performance. The diverse angle transmission paths are routed through sum and difference 'monopulse' beams displaced in azimuth. (Author)

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *TROPOSPHERIC SCATTER COMMUNICATIONS, *DIVERSITY RECEPTION, *ATMOSPHERIC REFRACTION, ANGLES, TRANSMITTANCE, WATER VAPOR, PATHS

Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics
      Radiofrequency Wave Propagation
      Radio Communications

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE