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