Accession Number : ADA019965

Title :   FAA Lightning Protection Study: Lightning Protection Requirements for Airport Surveillance Radar Model ASR-7.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Jan-30 Jun 75,

Corporate Author : ROME AIR DEVELOPMENT CENTER GRIFFISS AFB N Y

Personal Author(s) : Huddleston,Gene K. ; Bush,Gary G.

Report Date : JUL 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 173

Abstract : The protection situations and requirements for the landlines of the ASR-7 radar in regard to lightning- and EMP-induced surges are presented. Gasfilled surge arrestors supplemented with avalanche diode transient suppressors with associated series line resistances are recommended to protect susceptible circuits connected to the buried landlines.

Descriptors :   *Lightning arresters, *Airport radar systems, Transients, Suppressors, Avalanche diodes, Electromagnetic pulses, Search radar, Electric cables, Underground

Subject Categories : Air Navigation and Guidance
      Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE