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Coherent Electromagnetic Radio Tomography (CERTO)

NSSDC ID: 2001-043B-01
Mission Name: Picosat 9


The Coherent Electromagnetic Radio Tomography (CERTO) is a radio beacon which measures ionospheric parameters in coordination with ground receivers. CERTO provides global ionospheric maps to aid prediction of radio wave scattering. CERTO was developed by the Naval Research Lab.

Alternate Names



  • Engineering: None assigned
  • Space Physics: Ionospheric Studies

Additional Information

Questions or comments about this experiment can be directed to: Dr. Dieter K. Bilitza.

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