INAG Bulletin on the Web

INAG-69 - 2008

Opening Comments

My thanks to past contributors. I also live in hope of future contributors.

If you have a note, article, interesting data sequence, peculiar ionogram, techniques, scaling problem, or any other item of possible interest to the ionosonde community, send it to me now so it can be added to INAG Bulletin 69.

Note: as of 1 Feb all articles open in a new window or tab, depending on your browser preference settings.

Phil Wilkinson
INAG Editor

The New ARTIST 5 for all Digisondes (size 427kB)

(Added 23 January 2008, updated 7 April 2008)

Ivan A. Galkin(1) and Bodo W. Reinisch(1)
(1)University of Massachusetts Lowell Center for Atmospheric Research
600 Suffolk Street, Lowell, MA 01854, USA
Ivan_Galkin @; Bodo_Reinisch @

Re: Ionosondes (a letter to INAG members from Henry Rishbeth) (size 46kB)

(Added date 25 January 2008)

Henry Rishbeth
School of Physics & Astronomy, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK

Wadley's Ionosonde: a Precursor of the Receiver to Come (1.9 MB)

(Added 1 February 2008)

Brian Austin, G0GSF
This article originally appeared in Radio Bygones ( My thanks to Brian and Radio Bygones for making this article available to appear in the INAG Bulletin. (Note: opens in a separate window)

An Appreciation of the late Doctor Roy Piggott (size 41kB)

(Added date 12 June 2008)

Henry Rishbeth
School of Physics & Astronomy, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK

Times Obituary for Dr Piggott

(Added 2 July2008)

DPS-4 Installation at Multan, Pakistan (size 208kB)

(Added date 16 September 2008)

Muhammad Ayyaz Ameen (Email: and Muhammad Ayub
Pakistan Space & Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO), P. O. Box 8402, Gulzar-e-Hijri, Off University Road, Karachi, Pakistan

Introducing Hermanus (size 220kB)

(Added 22 September 2008)

Dr Lee-Anne McKinnell (L.McKinnell @
Space Physics Group, Hermanus Magnetic Observatory
Dept of Physics and Electronics, Rhodes University, P O Box 94, Grahamstown 6139, South Africa

Autoscala applied at the Ionospheric Station of Warsaw (408 kB)

(Added 17 October 2008)

M. Pezzopane(1), C. Scotto(1), I. Stanislawska(2), and G. Juchnikowski(2)
(1)Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Rome, Italy, e-mail: ionoinfo @
(2)Space Research Center, Warsaw, Poland

Transmit Antenna for Ionospheric Sounding Applications (1.7 MB)

(Added 31 October 2008)

Rob Redmon(1) and Terence Bullett(2)
(1)NOAA, National Geophysical Data Center, E/GC2, 325 Broadway Boulder CO, USA (e-mail: Rob.Redmon @
(2)University of Colorado CIRES E/GC2, 325 Broadway, Boulder CO, USA (e-mail: Terry.Bullett @

Station Report: A new ionosonde at Boulder (1.4 MB)

(Added 24 November 2008)

Terence Bullett
Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA


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