Accession Number : AD0752614
Title : Development of a Discrete Address Beacon System.
Descriptive Note : Quarterly technical summary, 1 Jul-30 Sep 72.
Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH LEXINGTON LINCOLN LAB
Report Date : 01 OCT 1972
Pagination or Media Count : 106
Abstract : Studies reported include variations of DABS for small terminals, parallel approach monitoring, sensor calibration and synchronization of sensors; improved tracking of aircraft under surveillance; data link transmission rates, message formats and segmentation, message priorities, error protection techniques; and software planning. Link design and experimental hardware development reports summarize modulation and coding studies; mutual interference analyses; propagation studies and planned experiments; ATCRBS transponder bench tests; and DABS Experimental Facility implementation status. (Author)
Descriptors : (*AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEMS, *RADAR BEACONS), DATA TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS, TRANSPONDERS, DETECTORS, TRACKING
Subject Categories : Air Navigation and Guidance
Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE