Near Vertical Incidence Skywave (NVIS) propagation can be used to realize radio communication without the need for an intermediate network. NVIS uses the ionosphere as a reflector to cover a large area (200 × 200 km) around the transmitter, on frequencies ranging from 3 to 10 MHz. NVIS is therefore used for telecommunication in areas that lack a telecommunication infrastructure, or in areas where the existing infrastructure is destroyed by a large scale disaster, such as the 2005 flooding of New Orleans. We will give an overview of the NVIS research performed in The Netherlands.
|Number of pages||1|
|Publication status||Published - 18 Nov 2014|
|Event||URSI Benelux Forum 2014 - Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL), Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium|
Duration: 18 Nov 2014 → 18 Nov 2014
|Conference||URSI Benelux Forum 2014|
|Period||18/11/14 → 18/11/14|
Witvliet, B. A., van Maanen, E., Petersen, G. J., Westenberg, A. J., Bentum, M. J., Slump, C. H., & Schiphorst, R. (2014). Near Vertical Incidence Skywave (NVIS) Antenna and Propagation Research in The Netherlands. Paper presented at URSI Benelux Forum 2014, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.