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Through-the-earth radio

United States Patent

December 12, 2006
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A through-the-earth communication system that includes a digital signal input device; a transmitter operating at a predetermined frequency sufficiently low to effectively penetrate useful distances through-the earth; a data compression circuit that is connected to an encoding processor; an amplifier that receives encoded output from the encoding processor for amplifying the output and transmitting the data to an antenna; and a receiver with an antenna, a band pass filter, a decoding processor, and a data decompressor.
Reagor; David (Los Alamos, NM), Vasquez-Dominguez; Jose (Los Alamos, NM)
Los Alamos National Security, LLC (Los Alamos, NM)
11/ 364,396
February 28, 2006
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERAL RIGHTS This invention was made with government support under Contract No. W-7405-ENG-36 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.