Power line radiation in the near-Earth space

1Dudkin, DF, 1Pronenko, VO, 1Korepanov, VE, 2Klimov, SI
1L’viv Centre of the Space Research Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and the State Space Agency of Ukraine, L’viv, Ukraine
2Space Research Institute of the Russian AS, Moscow, Russia
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 2014, 20 ;(5):27–34
Section: Space and Atmospheric Physics
Publication Language: Ukrainian

We analyze the ionospheric phenomenon called as the power line harmonic radiation (PLHR) and observed onboard some low-Earth orbiting satellites. The obtained experimental data confirm the necessity of the permanent satellite monitoring of ionospheric technogenic perturbations for the objective estimation and prognosis of space weather. It is supposed that the further development of such a monitoring will allow one to create a map of electromagnetic contamination of near-Earth space both in local and global scales.

Keywords: electromagnetic contamination, ionosphere, power lines

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