Following extracted from a discussion on the Yahoo NVIS discussion group:
"I believe George Hagn was the
first to use the term, "near vertical incidence skywave" in 1967 and
Sol Pearlman at Ft. Monmouth to use the acronym "NVIS" in 1973 or 74.
However, it may have been John Brune at theFt. Monmouth Antenna
measurement range who designed the Transline Antennas for Army
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