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Layer near the surface. It is easy to see that this same behavior characterizes all rays for which a < aP and that energy is trapped in the layer of air below height d. It is convenient to refer to such a layer as a duct. -: x a z] ModifiedindexN— (a) FIG. 1ii. —Modified Ranger _ (b) index profile and ray pattern for a simple surface duct. Rays whose initial inclinations are greater than a, have characteristics that lie to the left of line 2, as, for example, characteristic 3. As characteristic 3 does not intersect the N-profile, the msociated ray 3 has no turning point.

Qualitative appearance of coverage diagram over a plane earth for which P is unity for zero grazing angle but decreases aa grazing angle increnses. The angular scale haa been exaggerated for the sake of clarity and is not directly comparable to that of Fig. 2. ,. a condition well approximated for horizontally polarized waves over smooth sea water. l) + f(tr~). Let us assume further that the antenna is pointed horizontal y (~ = O) and that the pattern is symmetrical, that is, f(0) = j( – 0). Equation (36) then becomes ‘=1-(+ -’-’’AR] = 21f’*Jsin(w” ’40) Usually ~, is sufficiently small that except for very sharp beams j(~,) essentially unity, and we have the well-known plane~arth formula F=2sinx.

Then Eq. (6) states that the inclination of the ray at any height is proportional to the square root of the separation between the characteristic and the N-profile 1For a derivationof Eq. 3. Equation (6) is Eq. (2%3) withn, the aotualindex,replacedby N, the modifiedindex,ta allowfor the curvatureof the es@. 16 ELEMENTAS OF THE PROBLEM [SEC. 5 at that height. Thus, because the separation between the N-profile and characteristic 1 increases with height, the inclination of the associated ray labeled 1 in Fig.

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