X-band atmospheric attenuation for an earth terminal measurement system
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X-band atmospheric attenuation for an earth terminal measurement system by Michael H Francis

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Published by National Institute of Standards and Technology, Order from National Technical Information Service in [Washington, D.C.?], [Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Artificial satellites in telecommunication -- United States,
  • Electrooptical devices -- Atmospheric effects

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Other titlesX band atmospheric attenuation for an earth terminal measurement system
StatementMichael H. Francis
SeriesNISTIR -- 89-3918
ContributionsNational Institute of Standards and Technology (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 41 p. ;
Number of Pages41
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13616912M

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