May 1977 | NTIA Technical Memo OT TM 77-235

A Calibrated Test Range for Evaluation of Refraction Correction Methods

Moody C. Thompson Jr.; Lockett E. Wood; Kenneth C. Allen

Abstract: A 64 km path between the islands of Hawaiʻi and Maui was measured using a Geodimeter with refractive index correction based on airborne measurements of temperature along the line. The standard deviation of the slant range is estimaged as about 0.9 ppm (0.06 m).

Keywords: refraction

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