CHARACTERIZATION OF A VHF AIR-GROUND CHANNEL

The report describes a particular radio channel of the type proposed for use by the VHF Digital Data Link system. It is air-ground, has a narrow bandwidth, and uses frequencies near 120 MHz. Among the topics discussed are general signal levels, short-term and long-term variability, noise, multipath spread, and Dopler shifts. A bibliography is included which stresses the available data for this and similar channels.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Paper copy also available from GPO.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Institute for Telecommunication Science

    Office of Telecommunications, 325 Broadway
    Boulder, CO  United States  80302

    Transportation Systems Center

    55 Broadway, Kendall Square
    Cambridge, MA  United States  02142
  • Authors:
    • Hufford, G A
    • Longley, A G
  • Publication Date: 1974-10

Media Info

  • Pagination: 73 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00092084
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: OTR-74-47
  • Contract Numbers: DOT/TSC-RA-74-10,, DOT/TSC-RA-74-32
  • Files: NTIS
  • Created Date: Oct 18 1976 12:00AM