Accession Number : AD0674551

Title :   PRELIMINARY TEST RESULTS OF A TIME DISSEMINATION SYSTEM USING THE VHF TRANSPONDER ON THE ATS 1 SATELLITE.

Descriptive Note : Technical memo.,

Corporate Author : SPACE DISTURBANCES LAB BOULDER COLO

Personal Author(s) : Grubb,R. N. ; Gerrish,S. D.

Report Date : MAR 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 38

Abstract : Some preliminary test results are given of a time dissemination experiment using simple ground equipment communicating through ATS 1 satellite VHF transponder. It is demonstrated that an operational system with an accuracy of the order of 10 microseconds should be realizable. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*TIME SIGNALS, SYNCHRONOUS SATELLITES), (*SYNCHRONOUS SATELLITES, TRANSPONDERS), VERY HIGH FREQUENCY, FEASIBILITY STUDIES, SCIENTIFIC SATELLITES, ACCURACY

Subject Categories : Unmanned Spacecraft
      Radio Communications

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE