Document Details


Title:
A System for Detecting Atomic Tests at Long Range
Author(s):
Reed, J W [Organization 5111]
Document Type:
REPORT
Publication Date:
1956 Oct 18
Document Pages:
10 p.
Document Number(s):
SC-TM-257-56(51); ALSNL199700000633
Originating Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
OpenNet Entry Date:
1999 Sep 28
Description/Abstract:
Radio `whistler` signals, as observed from lightning discharges, may also be observed from atomic blasts. If this is true, a test event may be detected at the geomagnetic conjugate of the test shot location.


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