Feasibility study for a nanosatellite-based instrument for in-situ measurements of radio noise

Esa Kallio, Jakke Mäkelä, Niko Porjo, Jaan Praks, Antti Kestilä, Tuomas Tikka

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Abstract

The radio environment on the earth is heavily affected by manmade sources such as radio transmissions, radars, and the like. The effect is particularly strong at MF frequencies and below, since the signals can propagate large distances via ionospheric bounce. Terrestrial magnetometer measurements have long been used to predict the Kp index, which is related to radio transmission at these ranges. Space weather measurements and models can also predict propagation of MF signals on the ground.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherIEEE
ISBN (Electronic)9789090086286
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Oct 2015
MoE publication typeD4 Published development or research report or study

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