A Transatlantic Communication Experiment via Echo I Satellite


WE thank Mr. Jakes for the above information, which corroborates the order of magnitude of our measurements and assumptions. The reference which he points out had only just been published when we submitted our communication (we added it to our ref. 4) and we had not had time to investigate the case of circular polarization, which is not thoroughly examined in Morgan's paper.

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CARRU, H., GENDRIN, R. & REYSSAT, M. A Transatlantic Communication Experiment via Echo I Satellite. Nature 190, 709 (1961). https://doi.org/10.1038/190709b0

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