Accession Number : AD0684805

Title :   ATCBI-3 ALTITUDE AND IDENTITY READOUT MODIFICATIONS.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL AVIATION FACILITIES EXPERIMENTAL CENTER ATLANTIC CITY N J

Personal Author(s) : Mahnken,George H.

Report Date : MAR 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 105

Abstract : This report deals with technical aspects of the design, development implementation and performance of a low-cost equipment modification providing 4096 radar beacon identity code decoding and altitude readout capabilities. It was designed at the National Aviation Facilities Experimental Center (NAFEC) for installation and operational test at Richmond, Virginia, Radar Approach Control Facility. The modification and addition to expand the capabilities of the Air Traffic Control Radar Beacon System (ATCBI-3) to provide 4096 beacon identity code decoding and altitude readout is described. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEMS, RADAR BEACONS), (*RADAR SIGNALS, *DECODING), MODIFICATION KITS, PLAN POSITION INDICATORS, CATHODE RAY TUBES, LIGHT HOMING, LOGIC CIRCUITS, RELIABILITY(ELECTRONICS)

Subject Categories : Air Navigation and Guidance
      Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE