EFFECTS OF LOCAL TERRAIN AND OBSTACLES UPON NEAR HORIZON GAIN OF L-BAND BEACON ANTENNAS

Models are given of the mechanisms that determine the effective gain of an L-band ground based antenna at near horizon elevation angles. Primary emphasis is given to the environment of typical Air Traffic Control Radar Beacon System (ATCRBS) sites.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Lincoln Laboratory

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Lexington, MA  USA  02173

    Electronic Systems Division

    Hanscom (LG) Field, ZZ Massachusetts   

    Federal Aviation Administration

    Systems R&D Service, 800 Independence Avenue, SW
    ,   USA 
  • Authors:
    • Spiridon, A
  • Publication Date: 1975-7-17

Media Info

  • Pagination: 93 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00092185
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: TN-1975-6 Tech. Note, ESD-TR-75-224
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FA72WAI-261,, F19628-76-C-0002
  • Files: NTIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 18 1976 12:00AM