December 1956 | NTIA Technical Report NBS Report 5067
Long Distance Tropospheric Propagation Measurements between North Africa and Spain
Albrecht P. Barsis; Richard C. Kirby
Abstract: The Radio Propagation Engineering Division of the National Bureau of Standards undertook a study of propagation conditions in the VHF and UHF band over a 200 mile path between Morocco and Southern Spain. The study provides estimates of power requirements and other design data for a multi-channel communications system to be installed between the path terminals that meets requirements specified by the U.S. Air Force, which sponsored the study. This volume presents Part 1 of the report, Theoretical Estimates, Path Description, and Method of Operation.
Keywords: propagation prediction; power budget calculations; fading; frequency measurement; path loss
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