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Ionospheric Information from Satellite Signals

Naturevolume 187pages10171018 (1960) | Download Citation



THE observation of radio signals from Earth satellites has opened up a new field of investigation for the examination of the ionosphere, particularly above the height of maximum ion concentration. The simplest features to observe are the fading-rate of signals resulting from the different phase paths of the ordinary and extraordinary rays, and the Doppler frequency shift.

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    Munro, G. H., and White, R. B., Nature, 181, 104 (1958).

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    Munro, G. H., and Heisler, L. H., Nature, 183, 809 (1959).

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    Munro, G. H., Aust. J. Phys., 11, 1, 91 (1958).

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  1. Radio Research Board Laboratory, Electrical Engineering Department, University of Sydney

    • G. H. MUNRO


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