Accession Number : AD0705992

Title :   TECHNICAL EVALUATION OF INTERROGATOR SET AN/TPX-42 TYPE III AND TYPE IV SYSTEMS (DIRECT ALTITUDE AND IDENTITY READOUT).

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Sep 68-Jul 69,

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

Personal Author(s) : Bradley,Anthony D.

Report Date : MAY 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 153

Abstract : The purpose of this project was to determine the technical suitability of the AN/TPX-42 DAIR equipment for extracting and decoding beacon identity and altitude replies and displaying the results in an acceptable form on a PPI presentation. In addition, the technical system performance of the DAIR equipment was to be examined in an ATC terminal environment. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEMS, *IDENTIFICATION SYSTEMS), (*RADAR BEACONS, RELIABILITY), PLAN POSITION INDICATORS, AIRPORT RADAR SYSTEMS, ALTITUDE, DISPLAY SYSTEMS, MAINTAINABILITY, FLIGHT TESTING

Subject Categories : Air Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE