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