April 1969 | NTIA Technical Memo ERML ITS 160
Terrain Effects on Antenna Radiation Patterns. Part I: Mapping Irregular Terrain
J. E. Herman; R. H. Ott
Abstract: A numerical technique for mapping irregular terrain is described. The input data are fitted with a finite series of Gaussian functions, and a computer program evaluates the unknown constants in the functions. Two numerical examples are considered, which demonstrate the usefulness of the method.
Keywords: terrain; diffraction; scattering function
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