Accession Number : AD0646905

Title :   RADAR BEACON SYSTEM AND ANTENNA EVALUATION PROGRAM FOR SD-1 DRONES. VOLUME I,

Corporate Author : RADIOPLANE CO VAN NUYS CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Shaw,D. E.

Report Date : 18 JUL 1958

Pagination or Media Count : 55

Abstract : The report presents: (1) The requirements of a suitable Radar Tracking Assist System for the SD-1 (RP-71F) Surveillance Drone, (2) results of installation and electrical interference investigations concerning the compatibility of an AN/DPN-32 Beacon with the SD-1 vehicle equipment, (3) the results of an antenna evaluation study, and (4) a program plane outline for a permanent, optimized system. Data obtained from the investigations and studies are also included, together with the resulting recommendations.

Descriptors :   (*RADAR BEACONS, *DRONES), (*AIRCRAFT ANTENNAS, RADAR BEACONS), PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), COMPATIBILITY, RADAR EQUIPMENT, RADAR ANTENNAS, RADAR TRACKING, SLOT ANTENNAS, LENS ANTENNAS, INSTALLATION

Subject Categories : Pilotless Aircraft
      Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE