Accession Number : AD0650140

Title :   AUTOMATIC PICTURE TRANSMISSION (APT) READ-OUT STATIONS FOR SHIPBOARD.

Descriptive Note : Research and development rept., Jul 63-Aug 66,

Corporate Author : NAVY ELECTRONICS LAB SAN DIEGO CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Leonard,D. R.

Report Date : 03 FEB 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 22

Abstract : Two partially militarized stations were built, installed aboard two aircraft carriers, and tested in the western Pacific. They were found to be of significant operational value in furnishing an ability to locate major weather systems and determine the extent of cloud cover over areas from which conventional data were not available. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*FACSIMILE EQUIPMENT, METEOROLOGICAL PHENOMENA), SHIPBOARD, METEOROLOGICAL SATELLITES, DATA TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS, NAVAL EQUIPMENT, PHOTOGRAPHS, CLOUDS, CLOUD COVER, PHASED ARRAYS, DISPLAY SYSTEMS, AIRCRAFT CARRIERS

Subject Categories : Meteorology
      Non-radio Communications

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE