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Journal of Research Volume 65D

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.

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Volume 65D

ISSN: 1060-1783

Issue 1

Issue 2

Issue 3

Issue 4

Issue 5

Issue 6




Issue 1 January 1961

Editorial Notice, p. i
Norton, Kenneth A.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.001

Additional Comments on IMPEDANCE MEASUREMENTS AND STANDARDS, p. ii
Deschamps, G.A.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.002

Incoherent scattering by free electrons as a technique for studying the ionosphere and exosphere: some observations and theoretical considerations, p. 1
Bowles, Kenneth L.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.003

Radio wave absorption of several gases in the 100 to 117 kMc/s frequency range, p. 15
Britt, C.O.; Tolbert, C.W.; Straiton, A.W.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.004

On the theory of diffraction by a composite cylinder, p. 19
D. Kodis, Ralph
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.005

An atlas of oblique-incidence ionograms (A digest), p. 35
Agy, Vaughn; Davies, Kenneth; Salaman, Roger
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.006

A new approach to the mode theory of VLF propagation, p. 37
Wait, James R.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.007

East-west effect on VLF mode transmission across the earth's magnetic field, p. 47
Dobrott, D.; Ishimaru, A.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.008

Magneto-ionic propagation phenomena in low- and very-low-radiofrequency waves reflected by the ionosphere, p. 53
Johler, J. Ralph
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.009

Correlation of monthly median transmission loss and refractive index profile characteristics, p. 67
Bean, B.R.; Cahoon, B.A.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.010

Characteristics of waveguides for long-distance transmission, p. 75
Karbowiak, A.E.; Solymar, L.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.011

Useful radiation from an underground antenna, p. 89
Wheeler, Harold A.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.012

Observation of F-layer and sporadic-E scatter at VHF in the Far East, p. 93
Miya, K.; Sasaki, T.; Ishikawa, M.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.013

A high-resolution rapid-scan antenna, p. 101
Cottony, H.V.; Wilson, A.C.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.014


Issue 2 March 1961

Ionospheric motions observed with high-frequency back-scatter sounders, p. 115
Tveten, Lowell H.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.015

Relationship between red auroral arcs and ionospheric recombination, p. 129
King, G.A.M.; Roach, F.E.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.016

Fresnel region fields of circular aperture antennas, p. 137
Hu, Ming-Kuei
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.017

Free-balloon borne meteorological refractometer, p. 149
Theisen, John F.; Gossard, Earl E.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.018

Weather and reception level on a troposphere link - annual and short-term correlations, p. 155
Abraham, L.G., Jr.; Bradshaw, J.A.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.019

Initial results of a new technique for investigating sferic activity, p. 157
Hefley, G.; Doherty, R.H.; Linfield, R.F.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.020

Effect of antenna radiation angles upon HF radio signals propagated over long distances, p. 167
Utlaut, W.F.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.021

Graphical determination of radio ray bending in an exponential atmosphere, p. 175
Pappas, C.F.; Vogler, L.E. ; Rice, P.L.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.022

A formula for radio ray refraction in an exponential atmosphere, p. 181
Thayer, G.D.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.023

The impedance of a monopole antenna with a circular conducting-disk ground system on the surface of a lossy half space, p. 183
Maley, S.W.; King, R.J.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.024

Radio-wave propagation in the earth's crust, p. 189
Wheeler, Harold A.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.025


Issue 3 May 1961

Propagation studies using direction-finding techniques, p. 197
Hayden, Edgar C.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.026

Diversity effects in long distance high frequency radio pulse propagation, p. 213
Bowhill, S.A.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.027

Influence of ionospheric conditions on the accuracy of high frequency direction finding, p. 225
Gething, P.J.D.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.028

Phase difference observations at spaced aerials and their application to direction finding, p. 229
Bain, W.C.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.029

Research at the National Bureau of Standards applicable to long-distance location and direction-finding problems, p. 233
Silberstein, R.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.030

Design for spinning goniometer automatic direction finding, p. 237
Lindsay, W.J.; Heim, D.S.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.031

Resolution characteristics of correlation arrays, p. 245
Linder, Isham W.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.032

Instrumentation for propagation and direction-finding measurements, p. 253
Hayden, Edgar C.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.033

Brooke variance classification system for DF bearings, p. 255
Beale, E.M.L.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.034

Estimation of variances of position lines from fixes with unknown target positions, p. 263
Beale, E.M.L.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.035

Statistics of a radio wave diffracted by a random ionosphere, p. 275
Bowhill, S.A.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.036

Space analysis of radio signals, p. 293
Smyth, John B.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.037

Effect of receiver bandwidth on the amplitude distribution of VLF atmospheric noise, p. 299
Fulton, Forest F., Jr.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.038

Excitation of VLF and ELF radio waves by a horizontal magnetic dipole, p. 305
Galejs, Janis
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.039


Issue 4 July 1961

Almost fifty years of URSI, p. 317
Dellinger, J. Howard
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.040

Power density requirements for airglow excitation by gyrowaves, p. 321
Bailey, V.A.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.041

On the validity of some approximations to the Appleton-Hartree formula, p. 323
Davies, Kenneth; King, G.A.M.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.042

Amplitude and angular scintillations of the radio source Cygnus-A observed at Boulder, Colorado, p. 333
Lawrence, R.S.; Jespersen, J.L. ; Lamb, R.C.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.043

Digital methods for the extraction of phase and amplitude information from a modulated signal, p. 351
Lawrence, R.S.; Jespersen, J.L.; Lamb, R.C.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.044

Comparison between mode theory and ray theory of VLF propagation, p. 357
Volland, H.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.045

Antenna coupling error in direction finders, p. 363
Harrison, Charles W., Jr.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.046

The electrically short antenna as a probe for measuring free electron densities and collision frequencies in an ionzied region, p. 371
King, Ronold; Harrison, C.W., Jr.; Denton, D.H., Jr.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.047

Effect of multiple atmospheric inversions on tropospheric radio propagation, p. 385
Northover, F.H.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.048

A few observations of the perturbations in the phase of the low-frequency ground wave, p. 393
Ross, J.M.; Kirch, J.E.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.049

Smooth earth diffraction calculations for horizontal polarization, p. 397
Vogler, L.E.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.050

On the theory of mixed-path ground-wave propagation on a spherical earth, p. 401
Wait, James R.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.051


Issue 5 September 1961

Frequency dependence of D-region scattering at VHF, p. 417
Blair, J.C.; Davis, R.M., Jr.; Kirby, R.C.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.052

Theoretical scattering coefficient for near vertical incidence from contour maps, p. 427
Hayre, H.S.; Moore, R.K.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.053

Mutual interference between surface and satellite communication systems, p. 433
Hartman, William J.; Decker, Martin T.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.054

VHF and UHF signal characteristics observed on a long knife-edge diffraction path, p. 437
Barsis, A.P.; Kirby, R.S.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.055

Experimental study of inverted L-, T-, and related transmission-line antennas, p. 449
Prasad, Sheila; King, Ronold W.P.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.056

Reflection from a sharply bounded ionosphere for VLF propagation Perpendicular to the magnetic meridian, p. 455
Crombie, Douglass D.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.057

Resonance of the space between earth and ionosphere, p. 465
Poeverlein, H.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.058

Observed attenuation rate of ELF radio waves, p. 475
Jean, A.G.; Murphy, A.C. ; Wait, J.R.; Wasmundt, D.F.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.059

A note concerning the excitation of ELF electromagnetic waves, p. 481
Wait, James R.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.060

Computation of whistler ray paths, p. 485
Yabroff, Irving
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.061

On the analysis of LF Ionospheric radio propagation phenomena, p. 507
Johler, J. Ralph
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.062


Issue 6 November 1961

The Solar Wind, p. 537
Parker, E.N.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.063

Attenuation coefficients for propagation at very low frequencies (VLF) during a sudden ionospheric disturbance (SID), p. 543
Pierce, E.T.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.064

Dipole radiation in a conducting half space, p. 547
Moore, R.K.; Blair, W.E.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.065

Reliability of atmospheric radio noise predictions, p. 565
Herman, John R.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.066

Effects of the ionosphere on VLF navigational aids, p. 575
Blackband, W.T.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.067

On the spectrum of terrestrial radio noise at extremely low frequencies, p. 581
Raemer, H.R.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.068

The nonsingular embedding of transition processes within a more general framework of coupled variables, p. 595
Heading, John
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.069

Worldwide VLF standard frequency and time signal broadcasting, p. 617
Wait, A.D.; Plush, R.W.; Brown, W.W.; Morgan, A.H.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.070

Design of panoramic ionospheric recorders, p. 629
Heisler, L.H.; Wilson, L.D.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.071

A quick method for estimating the stage of the sunspot cycle, p. 637
Chadwick, W.B.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.072

Measurements of low-angle radiation from a monopole, p. 641
Wilson, Alvin C.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.065D.073

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