1968), VHF Characteristics of the Transequatorial Ionosphere, J. Geophys. Res., 73(7), 2469–2476, doi:10.1029/JA073i007p02469(
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Bibliography on TEP provided by SV1DH. Many thanks Costas !
Costas Fimerelis (SV1DH) G3WOS BBQ Aug. 2007 presentation - 50Mhz ionosphere propagation modes observed from Athens over the last three solar cycles. (13 MB !)
Fimerelis C.G. Phd thesis, 1986 (Greek) (13 MB !)
Bibliography on TEP provided by G3JHM. Many thanks Don !
Tilton Ed QST Vol 31(10) 1947 pages 56-57
Fimerelis C.G. & Uzunoglu N.K. " Experimental results for the 144MHZ
Transequatorial Propagation in the Euro-African Sector" IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation 4
Summary:-Gives information over the 1973-1982 period for Harare-Limassol,Pretoria-Athens and Harare-Athens paths also graphs of geomagnetic activity over the corresponding sun spot cycle are shown.
Gibson-Wilde B.C "Relation between the Equatorial anomaly and trans-equatorial VHF radio Propagation"
Radio Science Vol 4 Number 9 pages 797-903 September 1969
SUMMARY:-Presents results obtained over the Seoul S. Korea and Townsville Queensland Australia on four frequencies in the 40-50 MHz band.
Gibson-Wilde B.C. and Carman E.H."Further studies of long range trans-Equatorial VHF radio signals at Townsville".
Journal of Atmospheric and Terrestrial Physics 1964 Vo,26 pages 1231-1237
Cracknell R.G and Whiting R.A. Radio Communications "Transequatorial
radio propagation during the years of the quiet sun" Vol 41 pages 367-370 June 1965.
SUMMARY;- Presents results obtained over the Z22 to ZC4 path on 28/50 MHz September 1963-August 1964 Some results from Scotland and USA are also reported
Cracknell R "The Transequatorial propagation of Very High Frequencies QST Dec 1959
McCue C.C. and Fyfe D.F. "Transequatorial propagation Task Bridger introductory review Proc IREE Australia Vol 26 pages 1-10 1965
Southworth M.P. "Nightime equatorial propagation at 50 MHz First results from an IGY amateur observation program" J Geophysc Res Vol 65 pages 601-607.
DC3MF - Wolfgang Schippke's article on 144 MHz TEP, published in Funkschau in 1982 (in German).
Transequatorial Propagation on VHF and low UHF bands during the peak of Solar Cycle 21 for the Euroafrican sector. C.Fimerelis and N.Uzunoglu, NTUA Athens, IEEE Int. Symp. Proc. on Ant. and Prop. (APS 81), Vol 2, pp379-382, 1981.
Evening-Type Transequatorial VHF Propagation between Greece and Africa during the peak of Solar Cycle 21 (1978-1982) C.Fimerelis, NTUA Athens, Phd Thesis, 1986.
A Waveguide Model for the Evening Type Transequatorial Propagation: Comparison with Experiment for the Euroafrican sector. N.Uzunoglu and C.Fimerelis, NTUA Athens, Electromagnetics, Vol 8, pp1-13, 1988.
R.G. Cracknell, review of his TEP work as ZE2JV during the solar cycle 21. Dec-2004
AN-EP magazine. Vol 94-95. Propaga?o Transequatorial, by A.J.Laimgruber (PY2BBL) (1987 - In Portuguese)
Leo McNamara, and Roger Harrison, "Radio Communicators Guide to the Ionosphere, Transequatorial Propagation", March 1987, Australian Electronics Monthly.
More bibliography, thanks to Steve VK4ZSH
Kuriki I, Tanohata K, Sakamoto T, Iguchi M "Propagational
mode deducted from signal strengths in the VHF band on the transequatorial
path" Journal of
the Radio Research Laboratories 1972 Vol.19(100) pp.175-195.
McNamara L F "Evening-type transequatorial propagation on Japan-Australia circuits" Australian Journal of Physics 1973 Vol.26 pp.521-543.
Fyfe D, Kasuya I, Kuriki I "Long term variation of transequatorial radio wave propagation" Conference Digest for the Fifth International Symposium on Equatorial Aeronomy - Townsville Australia August 25-31, 1976 11-8/(1-4).
Heron M L, McNamara L F "Transequatorial VHF propagation through equatorial plasma bubbles" Radio Science 1979 Vol.14(5) pp.897-910.
Winkler C "Radio wave guidance at VHF through equatorial plasma bubbles" Journal of Atmospheric and Terrestrial Physics 1981 Vol.43(4) pp.307-315.
Ferguson J A "Application of a scattering theory of VHF transequatorial propagation" Journal of Atmospheric and Terrestrial Physics
Platt I G, Dyson P L "VHF propagation modes within ionospheric waveguides" Journal of Atmospheric and Terrestrial Physics 1989 Vol.51(11,12) pp.897-910.
Platt I G, Dyson P L "VHF transequatorial propagation via
three dimensional waveguides" Journal of Atmospheric and Terrestrial Physics
Winkler C "Ionospheric Transequatorial Radio wave guidance at VHF" Technical report of the Electronic Research Laboratory of the Defence Science and Technology Organisation. 1981.
John W. McKinstry, A COMPARISON OF TRANS-EQUATORIAL IONOSPHERE PROPAGATION PREDICTIONS FROM AMBCOM WITH MEASURED DATA. March, 1993
Rob Redmon, David Anderson, Ron Caton, Terence Bullett, A Forecasting Ionospheric Real-1 time Scintillation Tool (FIRST)
Rasler W.Smith, Low latitude ionospheric effects on radiowave Propagation, June 1998
E.H.Carman, B.C.Gibson-Wilde, R.J.Conway, Anomalous VHF Trans-equatorial Ionospheric Propagation recorded at Townsville, 1963
More bibliography, thanks to Roger VK2ZRH (ex-VK2ZTB)
"Investigations of Long-Distance VHF/UHF Amateur Contacts Across the Geomagnetic Equator" (by Roger Harrison VK2ZTB), published in the Proceedings of the 1979 Symposium on Future Amateur Communications Techniques.
"Transequatorial VHF Propagation and Equatorial Plasma Bubbles", by Mal Heron, Physics Department, James Cook University of North Queensland, Australia. 1979 Symposium on Future Amateur Communications Techniques.
"TEP Information - Transequatorial Propagation", by Steve VK2KFJ.
More bibliography, thanks to Todd Emslie.
Roger Harrison's "Afternoon Transequatorial VHF propagation" article.
Roger Harrison's "Evening Transequatorial VHF propagation" article.
More bibliography, thanks to Matej, OK1TEH (source: OK2KKW's excellent WEB page)
A newly discovered mode of propagation, Joseph H.Reisert, W1JR, ex-W6FZJ, W1JAA and Gene Pfeffer, K0JHH, QST, October 1978.
TE Propagation - VHF Discovery extraordinary, B. A. WHITING, 5B4WR, QST, April 1963
I would like to read as much as possible about TEP, so please contact me if you have any of the papers listed above (or other) you will make me very happy if you can provide me a copy. Thanks !
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