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PROPAGATION & CHANNEL CHARACTERISTICS

 

(Kia Wiklundh) Monday 15 August, 08:00 – 09:45

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William N. Furman,
John W. Nieto

Understanding HF channel characteristics via spectrogram interpretation and modelling

1.1

 

 

 

Harri Saarnisaari, 
Veikko Hovinen,
Hannu Tuomivaara,
Juha Yli-Kaakinen

Short range HF radio channel measurements: Multipath channel models

1.2

 

 

 

Steve Kille

Optimizing applications and data links for HF radio intermediate term variations: Can you ride the wave?

1.3

 

 

 

  

WIDEBAND CONCEPTS

 

(Stephan Bayer) Monday 15 August, 10:15 – 11:30

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Eric Koski, Charles Linn, Jeffery Weston

Concepts and prospects for IP over wideband HF

2.1

 

 

 

Vivianne Jodalen,
Terje Mikal Mjelde,
William M. Batts, Jr.

Wideband HF in the arctic

2.2

 

 

 

William M. Batts, Jr., Vivianne Jodalen,
Terje Mikal Mjelde

Performance of a transatlantic long-haul wideband HF system

2.3

 

 

 

 

AERONAUTICAL SERVICES

 

(Rickard Berg) Monday 15 August, 13:00 – 14:00

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Karl-Arne Markström, Carl-Johan Mjöberg

Design considerations in a switching, remote control and transmission infrastructure for aeronautical HF communications

3.1

 

 

 

E.M. Warrington, N.C. Rogers, A.J. Stocker,
J. Hallam, D.R. Siddle, H.A.H. Al-Behadili,
N.Y. Zaalov, F. Honary, D.H. Boteler, D.W. Danskin

Progress towards a propagation prediction service for HF communications with aircraft on trans-polar routes

3.2

 

 

 

 

SYSTEMS INTEGRATION

 

(Karl-Arne Markström) Monday 15 August, 14:00 – 15:00

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Tore Lindgren

Evaluation of HF antenna integration using the partial element equivalent circuit method

4.1

 

 

 

Torbjörn Carlsson

Experiences from deployment of HF systems in civilian CSDP missions in Democratic Republic of Congo and the Republic of Niger

4.2

 

 

 

  

ANTENNA SYSTEMS

 

(Vivianne Jodalen) Tuesday 16 August, 08:00 – 09:45

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Harald Wickenhäuser

Active HF antennas – Truths and myths
A system design engineer’s view

5.1

 

 

 

Håkan Bergzén

Small HF loop antenna measurements

5.2

 

 

 

Tomas Gustafsson, Eskil Bendz, Karl-Arne Markström, Daniel Brogren

Proof of concept for an autonomous low cost UAV-based measurement system for full-scale evaluation of MF/HF and VHF antenna systems

5.3

 

 

 

  

SPECTRUM MANAGEMENT

 

(Olov Carlsson) Tuesday 16 August, 10:15 – 11:30

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Samuel Ritchie

HF broadcasting – Spectrum utilisation and trends

6.1

 

 

 

Sebastian Rauh, Hendrik Lieske, Robert Koch, Ewald Hedrich, Joerg Robert and Albert Heuberger

Occupancy measurements of the short-wave spectrum around 7.1 MHz over one week

6.2

 

 

 

Catherine Lamy-Bergot, Arnaud Kermorgant, Frédéric Gourgue, Jean-Yves Bernier, Hélène Diakhaté, Jean-Luc Rogier

Wideband HF transmissions: Operating in a crowded spectrum

6.3

 

 

 

 

ADDITIONAL PRESENTATION

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 16 August, 11:30-11:45

Special live transmission from SAQ, 17.2 kHz Alexanderson transmitter in Grimeton, for the HF 16 conference.
Presented at HF 16 by Anders Larsson.
View a commented recording on YouTube >>

More info about SAQ and this event:
AlexanderSAQ (YouTube channel)
alexander.n.se/ (The Alexander association)

  

VLF/LF SYSTEMS & TECHNIQUES

 

(Colin Breckons) Tuesday 16 August, 13:00 – 14:00

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Kia Wiklundh, Karina Fors

Improved receiver performance for VLF/LF communication in atmospheric noise

7.1

 

 

 

Arwid Komulainen, Arne Lindblad

Study on spectrum usage in the VLF band (16-30 kHz)

7.2

 

 

 

  

TECHNICAL CHALLENGES

 

(Harald Wickenhäuser) Tuesday 16 August, 14:00 – 15:00

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Arnie Johansen

A direction finding capability for a high frequency system

8.1

 

 

 

Rickard Berg

Future challenges in military communications

8.2

 

 

 

 

ADDITIONAL EVENT

 

 

Tuesday 16 August, 15:30-18:00

HF 16 Foxhunt (ARDF, Amateur Radio Direction Finding)
Please assemble in the auditorium.

 

 

ADAPTIVE ARCHITECTURES

(Nigel Arthur) Wednesday 17 August, 08:00 – 09:45

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Eric E. Johnson

Wideband ALE – The next generation of HF

9.1

 

 

 

Antti Immonen

Improving the Finnish army HF communications system – Effectiveness by means of spectrum sensing cognitive radio

9.2

 

 

 

William N. Furman, John W. Nieto, William M. Batts, Jr.

On air operation of the Harris adaptive wideband cognitive ALE

9.3

 

PANEL DISCUSSION

 

 

Wednesday 17 August, 10:30-11:30

"What areas of research, standardisation and regulation are of the greatest interest to participants at HF16? What topics need to be pursued by industry, government, regulators and standardisation bodies and in what priority?"
Moderator: Samuel Ritchie

 

ADDITIONAL PRESENTATION

 

 

 

 

Wednesday 17 August, 11:30-11:45

Presentation of the Leonardo company (cancelled)

 



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