Propagational factors in short-wave broadcasting

by L. J. Prechner

Publisher: B.B.C.

Written in English
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Statementby L.J. Prechner.
SeriesB.B.C. engineering monographs -- no.43.
ContributionsBritish Broadcasting Corporation. Engineering Division.
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Open LibraryOL21090991M

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The factors involved include seasonal wavelength changes, increasing congestion in the short-wave broadcasting bands, and various types of propagational disturbances.

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It provides the following information: 1) What is shortwave radio, past, present and future/5(11). An accessible student-oriented approach to radiowave propagation Propagation-the process whereby a signal is conveyed between transmitter and receiver-has a profound influence on communication systems design.

Radiowave Propagation provides an overview of the physical mechanisms that govern electromagnetic wave propagation in the Earth's troposphere and ionosphere. A bit of a shame really as there were a lot of fabulous SW broadcast stations out there that have disappeared.

But if you want to learn more about short-wave listening and find out where the still existing stations reside this is a great resource. Just remember that some of them Propagational factors in short-wave broadcasting book no longer be there.

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L.J. Prechner. Propagational Factors in Short-wave Broadcasting Monograph. An excellent companion to Jerry Berg's first volume on the topic of shortwave broadcasting history.

This volume covers the station perspective of early shortwave broadcasting activity whereas the first volume in the series covered shortwave from the listener's perspective in the /5(5).

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Thus, according to a BBC estimate, the number of transmitters operating in the short-wave broadcasting bands has more than doubled between and Also, according to United States.

Following the success of Volume 1, which covered short-wave broadcasting through to the end of the Cold War, this new book covers the many and varied developments that have taken place since then, set in the context of the political changes that have taken place.

Propaganda broadcasting on the shortwaves is now widely recognised as an overt strategy in conflict but is also publicly credited Cited by: 3. Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Mario Filippi (N2HUN), who writes. Maybe this is old news but in the film “On the Beach” which was from the book by Nevil Shute, there is a Zenith transoceanic shortwave radio in this clip from the is inside the lighthouse and appears just about five minutes into the film.

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Broadcast Sources For more up-to-date information on the propagational conditions, you can listen to radio stations WWV and WWVH, which are the two time- and frequency-standard stations for the United States.

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Propagational Interference Other types of HF interference cause signal distortion from propagational. Selecting a Shortwave Radio. Reporting and QSLs. Receiver Reference. Shortwave frequencies are usually considered those from the upper end of the AM broadcasting band, kHz, up to 30 MHz.

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Many factors come into play, but mostly it was the fact that LW was simply never allocated internationally as a specific broadcast band in the Western Hemisphere. Another is there are only 15 channels in the LW band and channels on AM, later to in the late s with the expansion of the AM radio dial from to kHz.

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