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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2014, Article ID 903026, 12 pages
Research Article

Orbit Propagation and Determination of Low Earth Orbit Satellites

Department of Aviation & Communication Electronics, Air Force Institute of Technology, No. 198 Jieshou W. Road, Gangshan, Kaohsiung 820, Taiwan

Received 5 January 2014; Accepted 28 January 2014; Published 8 May 2014

Academic Editor: Chung-Liang Chang

Copyright © 2014 Ho-Nien Shou. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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