The Transmission of Electric Waves Round the Earth

  title={The Transmission of Electric Waves Round the Earth},
  author={George Neville Watson},
  journal={Proceedings of The Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences},
  • G. Watson
  • Published 15 July 1919
  • Geology
  • Proceedings of The Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
On the hypothesis that the Earth consists of an imperfectly conducting sphere surrounded by infinite homogeneous dielectric, I have recently obtained a complete solution (in a form adapted for numerical computation) of the problem of determining the effect at a distant point of the Earth’s surface due to a Hertzian oscillator emitting waves of a definite frequency. Previous investigators had obtained approximations (some of which were incorrect) to the dominant terms of the series which… 

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