doi: 10.6028/NBS.TN.318

Donald L. Lucas; John D. Harper

Abstract: Geographic and frequency dependent distributions of atmospheric noise power enumerated in CCIR Report 322 [1964] are approximated by series expansions for use in electronic computers. Coefficients of Fourier series representation of worldwide geographic dependence and power series representation of both mean and decile variability of the frequency dependence are tabulated. Representative contour charts of all distributions are shown along with sample longitudinal and latitudinal variations.

Keywords: HF radio noise; computer algorithms; high-frequency; atmospheric noise

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