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"Communication-System Blackout During Reentry of Large Vehicles".

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comsysbladurreeoflarveh.pdf
spc_stnv_000208

Title

"Communication-System Blackout During Reentry of Large Vehicles".

Alternative Title

IBM No. 67-U60-0025.

Description

This paper was published in the Proceedings of the IEEE, volume 55, number 5, May 1967.; ABSTRACT: Much of the theoretical research on reentry blackout is in a format difficult for the communications design engineer to use in his system analysis. This paper derives simplified equations for the average sheath power loss that may be added (in dB) to the usual space loss to obtain an approximate total propagation loss. The plasma and sheath properties are discussed in detail but largely without supporting mathematics, in order to give the design engineer a better understanding of the overall problem. For the same reason and to provide insight into the final results, the average radiated power is found, using both intuitive and rigorous techniques. Several graphs of plasma properties are included in the development as an aid to numerical computation, and results are compared with the work of other authors.

Date

1967-07-28

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Source

Saturn V Collection
Box 23, Folder 28
University of Alabama in Huntsville Archives, Special Collections, and Digital Initiatives, Huntsville, Alabama

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spc_stnv_000200_000224

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Mitchell, F. H. (Ferdinand Haverman), 1938-, “"Communication-System Blackout During Reentry of Large Vehicles".,” UAH Archives, Special Collections, and Digital Initiatives, accessed July 12, 2024, http://libarchstor2.uah.edu/digitalcollections/items/show/11072.

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  1. comsysbladurreeoflarveh_031808114618.pdf