Electromagnetic field of an antenna located near a sea tropospheric waveguide


  • Alexander V. Poliarus Kharkiv National Automobile and Highway University, Ukraine https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8023-5189
  • A. A. Koval Kharkiv Military University, Ukraine
  • E. V. Tsekhmistrov Kharkiv Military University, Ukraine




The character of radio waves propagation when detecting low flying targets over a sea surface essentially depends on the distribution of temperature, pressure, humidity of air and hence on the height distribution of refractive index. Typical height dependences of the modified refractive index Mon height h above the Black sea measured by refractometer are shown in Fig. 1 for July (curve 1) and August (curve 2).


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