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Re: Geosynchronous Satellites



on 12/23/00 8:32 PM, Phil Karn at karn@ka9q.net wrote:

>> orders of magnitude.  Considering that the RF field falls of inversely
>> proportionally to the distance between two objects, it follows then that two
> 
> Last time I checked, it ws inversely proportional to the SQUARE
> of the distance.

Phil,

The RF NEAR field is inversely proportional to the square.  The FAR field
(what we are talking about here) is inversely proportional to the distance.

73,

Jon
NA9D

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Jon Ogden
NA9D (ex: KE9NA)

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