First ionospheric experimental campaign and observation at Fraser's Hill, Malaysia: Total Electron Content (TEC) and scintillation measurements

Ahmad Faizal Ahmad, Ho Yih Hwa, Mardina Abdullah, Zeti Akma Rhazali, Sabirin Abdullah, Mohd Fariz Marsimin

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Abstract

The ionosphere over Malaysia is unique because of her location near the equator where the existence of the equatorial anomaly, electrojet, and fountain effect have made it good for studies. As part of a rejuvenation process in investigating the equatorial ionosphere in Malaysia, a short duration ionospheric experimental campaign was carried out at Eraser's Hill (lat. 3° 42.9' N, long. 101° 44.2' E, at an altitude of 1298 m) from GPS Week 1334 to 1335 (Jul 31, 2005 - Aug 13, 2005. This paper presents the results of the TEC and scintillation measurements obtained from the GPS receiver. TEC is a measure of the number of electrons along the path from the satellite and is reported as TEC Units (1 TECU = 1 × 1016 electrons). The number is proportional to the ionospheric delay between the LI and L2 signals. However, amplitude scintillation monitoring is traditionally accomplished by monitoring index S4 derived from signal intensity of signals received from satellites.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2005 Asia-Pacific Conference on Applied Electromagnetics, APACE 2005 - Proceedings
Pages133-136
Number of pages4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01 Dec 2005
Event2005 Asia-Pacific Conference on Applied Electromagnetics, APACE 2005 - Johor, Malaysia
Duration: 20 Dec 200521 Dec 2005

Publication series

Name2005 Asia-Pacific Conference on Applied Electromagnetics, APACE 2005 - Proceedings
Volume2005

Other

Other2005 Asia-Pacific Conference on Applied Electromagnetics, APACE 2005
CountryMalaysia
CityJohor
Period20/12/0521/12/05

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Ahmad, A. F., Hwa, H. Y., Abdullah, M., Rhazali, Z. A., Abdullah, S., & Marsimin, M. F. (2005). First ionospheric experimental campaign and observation at Fraser's Hill, Malaysia: Total Electron Content (TEC) and scintillation measurements. In 2005 Asia-Pacific Conference on Applied Electromagnetics, APACE 2005 - Proceedings (pp. 133-136). [1607792] (2005 Asia-Pacific Conference on Applied Electromagnetics, APACE 2005 - Proceedings; Vol. 2005). https://doi.org/10.1109/APACE.2005.1607792