Accession Number : AD0779556

Title :   ATC Surveillance/Communication Analysis and Planning.

Descriptive Note : Quarterly technical summary rept. 1 Dec 73-28 Feb 74.


Report Date : 01 MAR 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 27

Abstract : During the period of the report, effort continued on the three tasks previously covered by the Agreement: Task B, ASR Improvement Program, Task D, NAFEC Support, and Task E, Precision Altitude and Landing Monitor. Progress on each of these tasks is reported below. Also during the period of this report, Task F, Evaluation of Simulated Airborne Traffic Situation Display (ATSD) utilizing postulated ATCRBS, DABS, and Synchro-DABS data bases, was initiated. This evaluation is being conducted by a consortium of three on-campus M.I.T. Laboratories - the Electronic Systems, Flight Transportation, and Manned Vehicle Laboratories. Progress on Task F is reported and Management by monthly letter reports and consequently will not be included in Quarterly Technical Summaries.

Descriptors :   *Air traffic control systems, Airport radar systems, Search radar, Radar clutter, Moving target indicators, Processing equipment, Signal processing, Digital systems, Landing aids, Monitors, Airborne, Minicomputers

Subject Categories : Air Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE