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Volume 30, 201929th International Crimean Conference “Microwave & Telecommunication Technology” (CriMiCo’2019)
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|Section||Antennas and Antenna Elements (4)|
|Published online||27 November 2019|
Aspects of design antennas for radio occultation method of ionosphere diagnostics
1 JSC "Research Institute for Electromechanics", 143502 st. Panfilov 11, Russia
2 Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University) "MAI", 125993 Volokolamskoe Highway, 4, Russia
3 The Federal Center of Analyzis 109316 st. Talalikhina, 33, Russia
* Corresponding author: gadzhiev email@example.com
The ionosphere is the ionized part of Earth's upper atmosphere, from about 60 km to 1,000 km altitude, a region that includes the thermosphere and parts of the mesosphere and exosphere. The ionosphere is ionized by solar radiation. It plays an important role in atmospheric electricity and forms the inner edge of the magnetosphere. It has practical importance because, among other functions, it influences radio propagation to distant places on the Earth. The region below the ionosphere is called neutral atmosphere, or neutrosphere. In this paper aspects of design antennas for radio occultation method of ionosphere diagnostics are presented.
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