Accession Number : AD0743264

Title :   Development of a Discrete Address Beacon System.

Descriptive Note : Quarterly technical summary no. 1, 1 Jan-31 Mar 72.

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH LEXINGTON LINCOLN LAB

Report Date : 01 APR 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 28

Abstract : The report describes activities in Development of a Discrete Address Beacon System funded by the Federal Aviation Administration. It is the first Quarterly Technical Summary of this program, covering the period 1 January 1972 to 31 March 1972. The activities include initial studies pertaining to the coordination of grouped sensors, characterization of link interference, and interrogator monopulse antenna design. Other efforts were initiated preparatory to implementing an RF link test facility at Lincoln Laboratory. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEMS, *RADAR BEACONS), DATA TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS, INTEGRATED SYSTEMS, TRANSPONDERS

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

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE