Ground-wave analysis model for MF broadcast systems
Read Online

Ground-wave analysis model for MF broadcast systems

  • 957 Want to read
  • ·
  • 46 Currently reading

Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, For sale by the National Technical Information Service in Boulder, Colo, Springfield, VA .
Written in English


  • Radio -- Transmitters and transmission -- Evaluation -- Computer programs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesGround wave analysis model for MF broadcast systems.
StatementN. DeMinco.
SeriesNTIA report -- 86-203.
ContributionsUnited States. National Telecommunications and Information Administration.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18055344M

Download Ground-wave analysis model for MF broadcast systems


Aug 15,  · Ground wave propagation is particularly important on the LF and MF portion of the radio wave radio propagation is used to provide relatively local radio communications coverage, especially by radio broadcast stations that require to cover a particular JAIRAM SANKAR. The to 1,kHz frequency band, which broadcast AM occupies, is classified as a medium frequency (MF) radio band. Medium wave signals follow the curvature of the Earth, using ground wave propagation, but can also bounce off the ionosphere at night, resulting in skywave propagation. An automated analysis model is presented for the prediction of system performance of communications circuits that use the ground wave as the primary mode of propagation. The use of novel broadcast and communication systems require reviewing and revisiting investigations of propagation characteristics over the Earth¿s surface along realistic propagation paths.

Propagation Characteristics of Radio Channels 8 Flynn/Katz - SDR July 1, Ground Wave Low MHz Waves guided between earth and ionosphere Distance of communication varies based on wavelength AM Radio (1 MHz) – propagates. Revisiting Medium-Wave Ground-System Requirements Griffith [3] supplied an analysis that showed the reason for the relatively good performance of the short antenna with only a 0. 1 wavelength ground radial system. lower frequencies in the MF broadcast band and in the ME navaid band, smaller systems will produce acceptable performance. ‒ coverage analysis and studies Ground Wave Model Sky Wave Model Free Space Model ITU Shortwave Model Flat Earth Model ITU Model Okumura Hata Model 1 Okumura Hata Model 2 HCM Model ITU Microwave Model VLF LF MF HF VHF UHF SHF EHF 3KHz ITU Microwave Model MHz 70GHz Aeronautical Model Egli Urban Model CEPT Model ITU Model. This radiative ground wave is known as the Norton surface wave, or more properly the Norton ground wave, because ground waves in radio propagation are not confined to the surface. Another type of surface wave is the non-radiative, bound-mode Zenneck surface wave or .

STUDY OF GROUND WAVE ELECTRIC FIELD INTENSITY They are very significant in medium frequency and low frequency broadcast planning where the ground wave is the primary mode of propagation [6]. Ground wave propagation, however, is primarily influenced by ε and σ, as µ . The Handbook on ground wave propagation is of special interest for communication, particularly broadcasting, at the lower frequencies where the mode has been in use for more than 90 years. It deals with fundamentals and theory, wide-scale considerations and prediction methods used for compatibility assessments and planning procedures. Radio propagation is the behavior of radio waves as they travel, or are propagated, from one point to another, or into various parts of the atmosphere. As a form of electromagnetic radiation, like light waves, radio waves are affected by the phenomena of reflection, refraction, diffraction, absorption, polarization, and scattering. Understanding the effects of varying conditions on radio. In radio engineering, an antenna is the interface between radio waves propagating through space and electric currents moving in metal conductors, used with a transmitter or receiver. In transmission, a radio transmitter supplies an electric current to the antenna's terminals, and the antenna radiates the energy from the current as electromagnetic waves (radio waves).