Accession Number : AD0687456

Title :   TIROS SOLAR PROTON MONITOR TEST PROCEDURES AND EQUIPMENT.

Descriptive Note : Technical memo.,

Corporate Author : JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV SILVER SPRING MD APPLIED PHYSICS LAB

Personal Author(s) : Cashion,Roy E. ; Gary,STEPHEN A.

Report Date : JAN 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 85

Abstract : The report covers, from both design and operational standpoints, all ground test equipment provided by APL in conjunction with the TIROS Solar Proton Monitor (SPM) subsystem. This equipment consists of a Digital Decoder, A Test Suitcase, and an Auxiliary Test Unit. Complete checkout of an SPM package can be performed by means of this test equipment, either with the SPM operating independently of the spacecraft or in situ. All data from such testing is available immediately. Included in the report are complete test procedures and sample data sheets. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*METEOROLOGICAL SATELLITES, PROTON COUNTERS), (*PROTON COUNTERS, TEST METHODS), INSTRUMENTATION, DATA PROCESSING, DECODING, DIGITAL RECORDING SYSTEMS, PULSE GENERATORS, PULSE AMPLIFIERS, CLOCKS, POWER SUPPLIES, ATTENUATORS, NOISE, INTERFERENCE, CALIBRATION, INTERFACES, DETECTORS, RADIOACTIVE ISOTOPES, COBALT, SOLAR RADIATION, TEST EQUIPMENT, COSMIC RAYS

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Nuclear Instrumentation
      Astronautics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE