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Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 3023–3031, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-13-3023-2020
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 3023–3031, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-13-3023-2020

Research article 09 Jun 2020

Research article | 09 Jun 2020

First observations of the McMurdo–South Pole oblique ionospheric HF channel

Alex T. Chartier et al.

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A novel oblique ionospheric radio sounder has been developed and demonstrated in Antarctica. The transmitter was located at McMurdo and the receiver at the South Pole (1356 km great-circle path). The system cycled through 12 frequencies each minute and recorded signal time of flight, intensity, and Doppler. This allowed for the estimation of peak ionospheric electron density, which validated well against independent data from the nearby Jang Bogo ionosonde and GPS TEC.