June 1, 2007


Activity Report of URSI-F


Reported by Y. Yamaguchi (Chair)


1. Commission meetings in the period of Mar. 2006 – June 2007

   (For more detail, please see http://www2.nict.go.jp/pub/ursi-f/)


 (1) No.514 meeting

Date: April 27, 2007

Place: Kanto Gakuin University

Two technical papers were presented:

1.           High precision and high resolution global precipitation map from satellite data

2.           Safety driving system for pedestrian using RFID


(2) No.515 meeting

Date: May 17-18, 2007

Place: Kochi Green Hotel

This meeting was held under the co-sponsorship of the IEICE professional groups on AP. Four papers relevant to the field of URSI-F were presented:

1.           Evaluation of the near-field UWB transmission characteristics Using the MR-FDTD Method applied to the parallel computing 

2.           An experimental study for a fast and high-resolution 3-D imaging algorithm with linear array antennas for UWB pulse radars 

3.           Classification of terrain using the correlation coefficient in the circular polarization basis for the X-band Pi-SAR image

4.           The system for detection and visualization of a radio source


For more details, please see:




2. Commission meeting to be scheduled            http://www2.nict.go.jp/pub/ursi-f/#meeting


3. Related International Conferences

2007 IEEE AP-S International Symposium (Honolulu, HI, USA, 10-15 June, 2007)

IGARSS'07 (Barcelona, Spain, 23-27 June, 2007)

2007 USNC/CNC/URSI North American Radio Science Meeting (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 7-12 July 2007)

2007 International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (ISAP 2007) (Niigata, Japan, 20-24 August, 2007)

The 66th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC'07-Fall) (Baltimore, USA, October 1-3, 2007)

2007 Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC 2007) (Bangkok, Thailand, December, 2007)

APSAR 2006: Technical co-sponsorship with International URSI-F, and URSI-F Japan