Accession Number : AD0782776
Title : San Francisco Vessel Traffic System Test of the Automatic Detection and Tracking Subsystems,
Corporate Author : JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV LAUREL MD APPLIED PHYSICS LAB
Personal Author(s) : Frock, J. R. ; Shepperd, I. J. ; Voss, P. J.
Report Date : MAY 1974
Pagination or Media Count : 231
Abstract : A test and evaluation program of the Vessel Traffic System for the San Francisco Bay area is being reported. Tests have been completed that compare the new VTS with that of the previous Harbor Advisory Radar and evaluate the VTS manual radar operation. This report presents the results of performance and parameter measurement tests made on the automatic detection and tracking (ADT) subsystems of the VTS.
Descriptors : *WATER TRAFFIC, *HARBORS, *SAN FRANCISCO BAY, SURVEILLANCE, DETECTION, RADAR TRACKING, AUTOMATIC, ALL WEATHER, NAVIGATION, COMPUTER APPLICATIONS, MEASUREMENT, SHIPS, MAGNETIC TAPE.
Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE