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Journal of Research Volume 66D

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 66D

ISSN: 1060-1783

Issue 1

Issue 2

Issue 3

Issue 4

Issue 5

Issue 6




Issue 1 January 1962

Editorial Notice
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.002

Corrections (Volume 66D), p. ii
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.001

Announcements, p. ix
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.003

A survey of the very wide band and frequency independent antennas-1945 to the present, p. 1
Dyson, John D.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.004

Numerical investigation of the equivalent impedance of a wire grid parallel to the interface between two media, p. 7
Larsen, Tove
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.005

Current on and input impedance of a cylindrical antenna, p. 15
Chen, Yung Ming; Keller, Joseph B.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.006

Radar corner reflectors for linear or circular polarization, p. 23
Latmiral, G.; Sposito, A.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.007

On the theory of wave propagation through a concentrically stratified troposphere with a smooth profile. Part II. Expansions of the rigorous solution, p. 31
Bremmer, H.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.008

On the propagation of VLF and ELF radio waves when the ionosphere is not sharply bounded, p. 53
Wait, James R.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.009

Fields of electric dipoles in sea water- the earth-atmosphere-ionosphere problem, p. 63
Anderson, Wallace L.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.010

Reflection of electromagnetic waves from thin ionized gaseous layers, p. 73
Northover, F.H.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.011

Reflection and transmission of radio waves at a continuously stratified plasma with arbitrary magnetic induction, p. 81
Johler, J. Ralph; Harper, John D. Jr
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.012

On the diffraction of spherical radio waves by a finitely conducting spherical earth, p. 101
Walters, Lillie C.; Johler, J. Ralph
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.013

An approximate full wave solution for low frequency electromagnetic waves in an unbounded magneto-ionic medium, p. 107
Hoffman, William C.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.014

VHF radio propagation data for the Cedar Rapids-Sterling, Anchorage-Barrow, and Fargo-Churchill test paths, April 1951 through June 1958, p. 113
Sugar, George R.; Sullivan, Kenneth W.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.015


Issue 2 March 1962

Atmospheric phenomena, energetic electrons, and the geomagnetic field, p. 127
Winckler, J.R.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.016

The summer intensity variations of [OI] 6300 A in the tropics, p. 145
Barbier D.; Roach, F.E.; Steiger, W.R.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.017

Generation of radio noise in the vicinity of the earth, p. 153
Sturrock, P.A.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.018

Fading characteristics observed on a high-frequency auroral radio path, p. 159
Koch, J.W.; Petrie, H.E.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.019

Some problems connected with Rayleigh distributions, p. 167
Siddiqui, M.M.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.020

Impedance of a monopole antenna with a radial-wire ground system on an imperfectly conducting half space, Part I, p. 175
Maley, S.W.; King, R.J
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.021

Theory of the infinite cylindrical antenna including the feedpoint singularity in antenna current, p. 181
Duncan, R.H.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.022

The E -field and H-field losses around antennas with a radial ground wire system, p. 189
Larsen, Tove
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.023

The electric field at the ground plane near a disk-loaded monopole, p. 205
Hansen, Jesper; Larsen, Tove
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.024


Issue 3 May 1962

A theory of radar reflections from a rough moon, p. 215
Winter, Donald F.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.025

A lunar theory reasserted, p. 227
Siegel, K.M.; Senior, T.B.A.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.026

Statistical distribution of the amplitude and phase of a multiply scattered field, p. 231
Beckmann, Petr
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.027

Amplitude distribution for radio signals reflected by meteor trails, II, p. 241
Wheelon, Albert D.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.028

High resolution pulse measurements of meteor-burst propagation at 41 Mc/s over a 1,295-km path, p. 249
Carpenter, Robert J.; Ochs, Gerard R.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.029

Ionospheric irregularities and long-distance radio propagation, p. 265
Whale, H.A.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.030

On the role of the process of reflection in radio wave propagation, p. 273
du Castel, F.; Misme, P.; Spizzichino, A.; Voge, J.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.031

Correlation between hourly median scattered signals and simple refractivity parameters, p. 285
Dennis, Arnett S.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.032

Observations of radio wave phase characteristics on a high-frequency auroral path, p. 291
Koch, J.W.; Beery, W.M.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.033

Diurnal and seasonal changes in structure of the midlatitude quiet ionosphere, p. 297
Wright, J.W.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.034

Schumann resonances of the earth-ionosphere cavity - extremely low frequency reception at Kingston, R.I, p. 313
Polk, C.; Fitchen, F.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.035

Propagation of plane electromagnetic waves past a shoreline, p. 319
Bazer, J.; Karp, S.N.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.036

Currents induced on the surface of a conducting circular cylinder by a slot, p. 335
Hasserjian, Gerard; Ishimaru, A.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.037

The National Bureau of Standards announces a three-week course in Radio Propagation, p. 372
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.038

ICES: Interdisciplinary Conference on Electromagnetic Scattering, p. 373
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.039


Issue 4 July 1962

Propagation problems with space radio communications, p. 375
Rawer, Karl
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.040

On the absolute intensity of incoherent scatter echoes from the ionosphere, p. 395
Bowles, K.L.; Ochs, G.R.; Green, J.L.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.041

On the forward scattering of radio waves in the lower ionosphere, p. 409
Hagfors, Tor
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.042

Representation of diurnal and geographic variations of ionospheric data by numerical methods, p. 419
Jones, William B.; Gallet, Roger M.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.043

Interaction between an obliquely incident plane electromagnetic wave and an electron beam in the presence of a static magnetic field of arbitrary strength, p. 439
Wilhelmsson, K.H.B.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.044

An analysis of VLF mode propagation for a variable ionospheric height, p. 453
Wait, James R.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.045

A method for the determination of lower ionosphere properties by means of field measurements on sferics, p. 463
Harris, Frank B., Jr.; Tanner, R.L.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.046

Defocusing of radio rays by the troposphere, p. 479
Wilkerson, Robert E.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.047

Magnetotelluric fields in the frequency range 0.03 to 7 cycles per kilosecond: Part I. Power spectra, p. 487
Horton, C.W.; Hoffman, A.A.J
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.048

Magnetotelluric fields in the frequency range 0.03 to 7 cycles per kilosecond: Part II. Geophysical interpretation, p. 495
Horton, C.W.; Hoffman, A.A.J
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.049

Impedance of a circular loop in an infinite conducting medium, p. 499
Kraichman, Martin B.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.050

International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics to Meet in the United States, p. 508
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.051


Issue 5 September 1962

Theory of magnetotelluric fields, p. 509
Wait, James R.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.052

Propagation characteristics of magneto-ionic plasma columns, p. 543
Formato, D.; Gilardini, A.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.053

Dielectric loading of electric dipole antennas, p. 557
Galejs, Janis
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.054

Possible influence of the ionosphere on the impedance of a ground-based antenna, p. 563
Wait, James R.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.055

Some statistical theory for the analysis of radio propagation data, p. 571
Siddiqui, M.M.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.056

Auroral sporadic-E ionization, p. 581
Hunsucker, Robert D.; Owren, Leif
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.057

Comparative study of the correlation of seasonal and diurnal cycles of transhorizon radio transmission loss and surface refractivity, p. 593
Bean, B.R.; Fehlhaber, L.; Grosskopf, J.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.058

Enhancement of the lunar tide in the noon critical frequency of the F2 layer over the magnetic equator, p. 601
Rastogi, R.G.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.059

Scattering from a conducting sphere embedded in a semi-infinite dissipative medium, p. 607
Galejs, Janis
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.060

High-frequency scattering from a coated sphere, p. 613
Weston, V.H.; Hemenger, R.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.061

Propagation of spherical waves through an ionosphere containing anisotropic irregularities, p. 621
Yeh, K.C.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.062

Announcements, p. 640
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.063


Issue 6 November 1962

RF impedance probe measurements of ionospheric electron densities, p. 641
Kane, J.A.; Jackson, J.E.; Whale, H.A.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.064

Methods for applying numerical maps of ionospheric characteristics, p. 649
Jones, William B.; Gallet, Roger M.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.065

Very-low-frequency radio propagation in the ionosphere, p. 663
Swift, Daniel W.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.066

Prolonged space-wave fadeouts in tropospheric propagation, p. 681
Barsis, Albrecht P.; Johnson, Mary Ellen
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.067

Range-error compensation for a troposphere with exponentially varying refractivity, p. 695
Freeman, J.J.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.068

On the geometrical optics of curved surfaces with periodic impedance properties, p. 699
Marcinkowski, Chester J.; Felsen, Leopold B.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.069

On the limitations of geometrical optics solutions for curved surfaces with variable impedance properties, p. 707
Marcinkowski, Chester J.; Felsen, Leopold B.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.070

Conversion of the amplitude-probability distribution function for atmospheric radio noise from one bandwidth to another, p. 713
Spaulding, A.D.; Roubique, C.J.; Crichlow, W.Q.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.071

Some statistical properties of pulsed oblique HF ionospheric transmissions, p. 721
Balser, Martin; Smith, William B.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.072

Induction in a small loop moving with a magnetostatic dipole toward a conducting half space, p. 731
Kraichman, Martin B.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.073

Propagation of terrestrial radio waves of long wavelength - theory of zonal harmonics with improved summation techniques, p. 737
Johler, J.R.; Berry, L.A.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.074

Terminal-zone corrections for a dipole driven by a two-wire line, p. 775
Iizuka, Keigo; King, Ronold W. P.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.075

Pattern synthesis with a flush-mounted leaky-wave antenna on a conducting circular cylinder, p. 783
Ishimaru, Akira; Beich, Frederick R.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.076

Announcement: Fundamental Change in the CRPL-D Series, Basic Radio Propagation Predictions, p. 801
http://dx.doi.org/10.6028/jres.066D.077

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