A | characters of the input data cards |

ABAP | backscattering phi plane angle for plotting |

ABAT | backscattering theta plane angle for plotting |

ABIP | bistatic scattering phi plane angle for plotting |

ABIT | bistatic scattering theta plane angle for plotting |

ACSP | absorption cross section for phi polarization |

ACST | absorption cross section for theta polarization |

AFFP | far-zone phi plane angle for plotting |

AFFT | far-zone theta plane angle for plotting |

AM | radius of the thin wire of the structure |

BM | outer radius of the dielectric shell of the insulation of the wire |

C | elecments of the open-circuit impedance matrix |

CG | branch currents for the structure |

CGD | cosh gd for a given segment |

CJ | loop currents for the structure |

CMM | conductivity of the wire |

D | length of a given segment |

ECSP | extinction cross section for phi polarization |

ECST | extinction cross section for theta polarization |

EFF | radiation efficiency |

EP | loop currents induced by a phi polarized wave |

EPP | phi-polarized far-zone field of the dipole mode |

EPPS | scattered electric field in the phi direction due to a phi polarized wave |

EPTS | scattered electric field in the theta direction due to a phi polarized wave |

EP2 | complex permittivity of insulation |

EP3 | complex permittivity of ambient medium |

EP4 | complex permittivity of ground |

ERR | EP4/EP3 |

ER2 | relative dielectric constant of insulation |

ER3 | relative dielectric constant of the ambient medium |

ER4 | relative dielectric constant of the ground |

ET | loop current induced by a theta polarized wave |

ETA | intrinsic impedance of the ambient medium |

ETPS | scattered electric field in the phi direction due to a theta polarized wave |

ETT | theta polarized far-zone field of the dipole mode |

ETTS | scattered electric field in the theta direction due to theta polarized wave |

EX | near-zone electric field in the x direction |

EY | near-zone electric field in the y direction |

EZ | near-zone electric field in the z direction |

E0 | 8.854E-12 (permitivity of free space) |

FHZ | frequency in hertz |

FMC | frequency in Megahertz |

GAM | intrinsic propagation constant of the ambient medium |

GG | time-average input power |

GPP | power gain associated with the phi polarized component |

GTT | power gain associated with the theta polarized component |

HGT | height of the structure above the ground plane |

IA | first node of a given segment |

IB | second node of a given segment |

IBISC | indicator for bistatic scatter calculations |

ICARD | indicator for the data cards |

ICJ | dimension corresponding to the number of simultaneous linear equations |

IFLAG | indicator for program termination |

IGAIN | igain indicator for antenna gain calculations |

IGRD | indicator for the presence of the ground plane |

INC | indicator for the type of far-zone calculations |

INEAR | indicator for near-zone calculations |

INM | dimension corresponding to the number of monopoles |

INT | number of integration steps |

ISC | indicator for the insulation |

ISCAT | indicator for backscatter calculations |

IWR | indicator for current distribution output |

I1 | endpont node of a given dipole |

I12 | indicator for auxiliary matrix |

I2 | terminal node number of a given dipole |

I3 | endpoint node number of a given dipole |

JA | first segment number of a given dipole |

JB | second segment number of a given dipole |

KFLAG | print indicator |

KGEN | list of generator/feed locations |

LOAD | indicator for structure load |

LZD | list of impedance/load locations |

MAX | maximum of the number of segments connected to any one given node |

MD | list of dipoles sharing a given segment |

MIN | minimum of the number of segments that connected to any one given node |

MSG | indicator for error printout |

N | number of simultaneous linear equations |

ND | total number of dipoles sharing a given segment |

NGEN | indicator for antenna calculations |

NM | number of segments |

NPL | indicator for polar plotting |

OMEGA | angular frequency |

PH | phi angle for far-zone calculations |

SCSP | scattering cross section for phi polarization |

SCST | scattering coross section for theta polarization |

SGD | sinh gd of a given segment |

SIG2 | conductivity of insulation |

SIG3 | conductivity of the ambient medium |

SIG4 | conductivity of ground |

SPPM | echo area phi incident-phi scattered wave |

SPTM | echo area phi incident-theta scattered wave |

STPM | echo area theta incident-phi scattered wave |

STTM | echo area theta incident-theta scattered wave |

TD2 | loss tangent of the insulation |

TD3 | loss tangent of the ambient medium |

TH | theta angle for far-zone caculations |

TP | 2p (6.26318) |

U0 | 1.2566e-6 |

VG | antenna complex driving voltages |

VOLT | list of VG's |

X | x-coordinate of each node |

XNP | list of XP's |

XP | x-coordinate for near-zone calculations |

Y | y-coordinate for each node |

YNP | list of YP's |

YP | y-coordinate for near-zone calculations |

Y11 | complex power input |

Z | z-coordinate of each node |

ZLD | complex load at a given node |

ZLLD | list of ZLD's |

ZNP | list of ZP's |

ZP | z-coordinate for near-zone calculations |

ZS | surface impedance of the wire |

Z11 | antenna input impedance |

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