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Measurement of radio noise levels within 100km of McMurdo Station
Entry ID: K002_1970_1971_NZ_1

Abstract: The electromagnetic interference problems in the McMurdo Station-Scott Base area of Antarctica was investigated. Growth in the area has resulted in contamination of the natural environment with man made noise of a number of types. As a result, sensitive experiments and communications equipment operating the area experience considerable interference. In November 1970 radio noise levels were measured at 19 sites within 100km of McMurdo Station to evaluate the possibility of establishing a quiet experimental station for operation of sensitive equipment.
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  N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.75   W: 166.75

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Start Date: 1970-01-01
Stop Date: 1971-01-01
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Sites, M.J. Stuart, G.F. 1971 An electromagnetic interference survey of the Hut Point and adjacent regions. Standford Electronics Laboratory technical report 3640-1

Stuart, G.F. Sites, M.J. 1973 A radio-noise survey of the McMurdo area. Antarctic journal of the United States 8(1): 1-5
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DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-23
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