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vol 63 / July, 2020
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DOI 10.17586/0021-3454-2018-61-7-604-611

UDC 528.851/.855

PROPOSALS FOR CREATION OF SATELLITE INVERSE RADIO TOMOGRAPHY SYSTEM

S. E. Andreevsky
Pushkov Institute of Terrestrial Magnetism, Ionosphere and Radio Wave Propagation of the RAS;; Leading Engineer


V. M. Sinelnikov
Pushkov Institute of Terrestrial Magnetism, Ionosphere and Radio Wave Propagation of the RAS;; Leading Scientist


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Abstract. The inverse geometry of radio tomographic satellite sounding of the ionosphere with the use of ground-based transmitters system signals is considered. The main advantages of the inverse scheme of ionosphere radio tomography are complete control over work of ground transmitters, simplification of receiver integration into the a small spacecraft structure, and also a low cost of expansion and service of ground radio beacons network. Technical characteristics of the proposed ground and satellite modules for ionosphere radio tomography equipment are presented.
Keywords: radio tomography, ionosphere, ground based transmitter, coherent signals, spaceborne receiver, GSM, Internet, GPS/GLONASS

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