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Calculating the Effect of Uneven Terrain on Glide Path Signals

Ramakrishna, S and Sachidananda, M (1974) Calculating the Effect of Uneven Terrain on Glide Path Signals. In: IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, AES-10 (3). pp. 380-384.

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Abstract

A method for calculating the bends in the glide slope due to uneven terrain is presented. A computer program written for the purpose enables the calculation of the difference in depth of modulation (DDM) at any point, taking into account the effect of uneven terrain. Results are presented for a hypothetical case of a hill in front of the runway. The program enables us to predict the glide slope bends due to irregular terrain, so that proper selection of glide slope antenna location can be made.

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Date Deposited: 23 Feb 2012 09:59
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2012 09:59
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/43117

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