[vcf-midatlantic] 1968 Longley-Rice model in Fortran IV

Martin Flynn maflynn at theflynn.org
Mon Dec 26 21:39:42 UTC 2022

On 12/25/2022 9:25 AM, Mike Markowski via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> I just subscribed to the list last week, still getting a feel for 
> topics and hope this one is of interest.  I was recently looking into 
> the RF propagation model by Anita Longley and Phil Rice, still widely 
> used after a half century.  Going from one old report to another, I 
> found the original 1968 CDC-3600 Fortran IV source code as an appendix 
> in a report.  After correcting the many OCR errors with O/D/0/Q, I/l/1 
> and similar, I posted about it to the PiDP11 mailing list.  Several 
> folks joined in and the code now runs on several old OSes in addition 
> to F77 if you want to run it on linux.  The output is, well, 
> admittedly not as fun as a game, but if you want some contemporary 
> code for your retro computing or happen to also be an EE working in 
> RF, it is at
> https://udel.edu/~mm/itm/


A Christmas present indeed.  Thank you!

VY 73

Martin Flynn

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