|Title||Simulation and Comparison of Weak-Signal VHF Propagation|
|Publication Type||Conference Proceedings|
|Year of Conference||2021|
|Conference Name||HamSCI Workshop 2021|
|Conference Location||Scranton, PA (Virtual)|
Space weather's intense variance has a seemingly random effect on radio propagation in the Very High Frequency (VHF) range. Key models are built to analyze and estimate performance of wireless systems in these weak-signal propagation mediums. Chiefly, meteor burst communication, auroral propagation, and earth-moon-earth communication models are built and simulated on MATLAB. The results are confirmed through experimental testing and data comparison. Overall, modeling of these space weather events proves immense usefulness in predicting effectiveness of radio equipment through these weak-signal modes.