Accession Number : AD0774655

Title :   Surveillance and Communication Issues in the Transition to a Discrete Address System, Task A.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH LEXINGTON LINCOLN LAB

Personal Author(s) : Wells,W. I. ; Kramer,R.

Report Date : 26 DEC 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 112

Abstract : The report discusses the transition from the ATCRBS-based surveillance function with voice radio only to a DABS-based surveillance function with integral digital communication capability to support IPC and automation. Recommendations are directed toward alleviation of certain problems already evident and toward preparation for the dployment of DABS beginning in the late 1970's.

Descriptors :   *Air traffic control systems, Radar beacons, Data links, Digital systems, Surveillance

Subject Categories : Air Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE