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Rain-attenuation measurements of millimetre waves over short paths

Rain-attenuation measurements of millimetre waves over short paths

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Results of rain-attenuation measurements at millimetre waves are presented that have been obtained with a shuttle-pulse technique. This technique requires a path length through rain of only a few metres, so that the rainfall rate and drop-size distribution can be considered to be uniform along this path.

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