Accession Number : AD0620985

Title :   TACAN/DME MONITOR EQUIPMENT.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : COLLINS RADIO CO CEDAR RAPIDS IOWA

Personal Author(s) : Sprengeler,J. H.

Report Date : OCT 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 126

Abstract : The major objectives of reliability, accuracy, testing and maintenance, and fail-safeness are discussed in sections I and II. Methods and techniques employed to achieve the stated objectives are discussed in sections II and III. A brief discussion of the salient features of each monitor unit, together with a summary of the characteristics of each unit, is given in section III. The mean-time-betweenfailure prediction and the method employed in the calculation of MTBF (mean-time-between-failure) is discussed in section IV. The contractor's conclusions are stated in section VIII. Sections VI and VII contain the production test data and type test data respectively. A detailed test procedure is also included. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MONITORS, NAVIGATIONAL AIDS), (*NAVIGATIONAL AIDS, MONITORS), (*TEST EQUIPMENT, NAVIGATIONAL AIDS), (*RADIO NAVIGATION, TEST EQUIPMENT), CIVIL AVIATION, AVIATION SAFETY, DISTANCE MEASURING EQUIPMENT, RELIABILITY(ELECTRONICS), FAILURE(MECHANICS)

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE