A Study of Lunar Surface Radio Communication

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Report discussing the problem of point-to-point radio communication on the moon. Equations and curves are presented to estimate power requirements in lunar communication systems. Consideration is given to ground wave attenuation over both layered and non-layered grounds, antenna ground losses in situations where ground screens are impractical, noise level estimates in the receiving system, and the effects on propagation of possible lunar ionospheres. An example of the calculation of required power for a particular communication system is given, and further studies are suggested.

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iv, 126 p.

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Vogler, L. E. September 14, 1964.

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Report discussing the problem of point-to-point radio communication on the moon. Equations and curves are presented to estimate power requirements in lunar communication systems. Consideration is given to ground wave attenuation over both layered and non-layered grounds, antenna ground losses in situations where ground screens are impractical, noise level estimates in the receiving system, and the effects on propagation of possible lunar ionospheres. An example of the calculation of required power for a particular communication system is given, and further studies are suggested.

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Vogler, L. E. A Study of Lunar Surface Radio Communication, report, September 14, 1964; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70459/: accessed November 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.