Accession Number : AD0762087

Title :   Automated Selection of VOR, ILS, and TACAN/DME Frequencies.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jan 65-Feb 72,

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

Personal Author(s) : Steger,T. ; Johnson,R.

Report Date : MAY 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 77

Abstract : The report describes in detail a computer program developed to automate the selection of VOR, ILS, and TACAN/DME frequencies. It includes a thumbnail sketch of the need for such a capability and describes in layman's language: the program logic involved for this problem; the advantages of automatic frequencies selection in general; and some possible future applications. The results of an operational evaluation are highlighted and among other conclusions it was concluded the complete program offers a savings in time with no sacrifice in accuracy. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*RADIO NAVIGATION, RADIOFREQUENCY), SELECTION, AUTOMATION, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, INSTRUMENT LANDINGS, DISTANCE MEASURING EQUIPMENT, NAVIGATIONAL AIDS

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE