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Journal of Research Volume 63D

Journal of Research of National Bureau of Standards, Section D: Radio Propagation

The Journal of Research of NIST and its predecessors report NIST research and development in metrology and related fields of: physical science, engineering, applied mathematics, statistics, biotechnology, information technology.

For additional information see: About the Journal

Volume 63D

ISSN: 1060-1783

Issue 1

Issue 2

Issue 3




Issue 1 July 1959

Corrections, p. ii
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.063D.003

Preface, p. v
Wait, James R. (Editor)
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.063D.001

Foreword, p. vi
Brown, F. W.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.063D.002

Preliminary results of the National Bureau of Standards radio and ionospheric observations during the International Geophysical Year, p. 1
Gates, David M.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.063D.004

Origin of [OI] 5577 in the airglow and the aurora, p. 15
Roach, Franklin K. ; McCaulley, James W. ; Marovich, Edward
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.063D.005

Comparison of absolute intensities of [OI] 5577 in the auroral and subauroral zones, p. 19
Roach, F.E. ; McCaulley, J.W. ; Purdy, C.M.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.063D.006

Origin of "very-low-frequency emissions", p. 21
Gallet, R.M. ; Helliwell, R.A.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.063D.007

Climatology of ground-based radio ducts, p. 29
Bean, Bradford K.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.063D.008

Power requirements and choice of an optimum frequency for a world-wide standard-frequency broadcasting station, p. 35
Watt, A.D. ; Plush, R.W.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.063D.009

Measurements of phase stability over a low-level tropospheric path, p. 45
Thompson, M.C., Jr.; Janes, H.B.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.063D.010

System loss in radio wave propagation, p. 53
Norton, Kenneth A.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.063D.011

Mode expansion in the low-frequency range for propagation through a curved stratified atmosphere, p. 75
Bremmer, H.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.063D.012

Transmission and reflection by a parallel wire grid, p. 87
Decker, Martin T.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.063D.013

Synoptic variation of the radio refractive index, p. 91
Bean, B.R.; Riggs, L.P.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.063D.014

Low-frequency propagation paths in arctic areas, p. 99
Watt, A.D. ; Maxwell, E.L. ; Whelan, E.H.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.063D.015


Issue 2 September 1959

Stratification in the lower ionosphere, p. 117
Ellyett, C. ; Watts, J.M.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.063D.016

Effect of small irregularities on the constitutive relations for the ionosphere, p. 135
Budden, K.G.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.063D.017

Ionospheric investigations using the sweep-frequency pulse technique at oblique incidence, p. 151
Agy, Vaughn ; Davies, Kenneth
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.063D.018

Fields in electrically short ground systems: an experimental study, p. 175
Smith, A.N. ; Devaney, T.E.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.063D.019

Diffraction of electromagnetic waves by smooth obstacles for grazing angles, p. 181
Wait, James R. ; Conda, Alyce M.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.063D.020

Very-low-frequency radiation spectra of lightning discharges, p. 199
Taylor, W.L. ; Jean, A.G.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.063D.021

Radio-wave scattering by tropospheric irregularities, p. 205
Wheelon, Albert D.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.063D.022

Study at 1046 megacycles per second of the reflection coefficient of irregular terrain at grazing angles, p. 235
McGavin, Raymond E. ; Maloney, Leo J.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.063D.023

Synoptic study of the vertical distribution of the radio refractive index, p. 249
Bean, B.R. ; Riggs, L.P. ; Horn, J.D.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.063D.024


Issue 3 November 1959

Radio-refractive-index climate near the ground, p. 259
Bean, B.R. ; Horn, J.D.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.063D.025

Path antenna gain in an exponential atmosphere, p. 273
Hartman, W.J. ; Wilkerson, R.E.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.063D.026

Effect of atmospheric horizontal inhomogeneity upon ray tracing, p. 287
Bean, B.R. ; Cahoon, B.A.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.063D.027

On the correlation of solar noise fluctuations in harmonically related bands, p. 293
Storey, L.R.O.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.063D.028

A monochromatic low-latitude aurora, p. 297
Roach, F.E. ; Marovich, E.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.063D.029

Pattern synthesis for slotted-cylinder antennas, p. 303
Wait, James R. ; Householder, James
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.063D.030

Central Radio Propagation Laboratory exponential reference atmosphere, p. 315
Bean, B.R. ; Thayer, G.D.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.063D.031

Excitation mechanisms of the oxygen 5577 emission in the upper atmosphere, p. 319
Tandberg-Hanssen, E. ; Roach, F.E.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.063D.032

A method for measuring local electron density from an artificial satellite, p. 325
Storey, L.R.O.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.063D.033

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