Accession Number : AD0737294

Title :   Interrogation Scheduling for the Discrete Address Beacon System.

Descriptive Note : Project rept.,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH LEXINGTON LINCOLN LAB

Personal Author(s) : Kelly,E. J.

Report Date : 24 JAN 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 59

Abstract : The report is an attempt to define the interrogation scheduling problem which arises in the implementation of the discrete address beacon idea. The interfaces of this problem with other parts of the beacon system design are discussed, and several specific algorithms for scheduling are analyzed for both arrays and rotating antennas.

Descriptors :   (*AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEMS, *RADAR BEACONS), IDENTIFICATION SYSTEMS, SCHEDULING, ALGORITHMS, PHASED ARRAYS, AUTOMATION

Subject Categories : Air Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE