April 1969 | NTIA Technical Memo ERL TM ITS 169

Predicting the power requirements of high-frequency ionospheric telecommunication circuits

Rayner K. Rosich

Abstract: An algorithm is presented which permits calculation of the transmitter power required to achieve a given value of circuit reliability or service probability and time availability on high-frequency ionospheric tele­communication systems. The accuracy of the algorithm is demon­strated by direct calculations and by comparison of the results of the power prediction method with predictions prepared with the present prediction program. Various formats available for the display of the results are presented.

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