Accession Number : ADA285948

Title :   Omega Navigation System Course Book. Volume 1.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept. Mar 1990-Jul 1994

Corporate Author : ANALYTIC SCIENCES CORP READING MA

Personal Author(s) : Morris, P. B. ; Gupta, R. R. ; Warren, R. S. ; Creamer, P. M.

PDF Url : ADA285948

Report Date : JUL 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 434

Abstract : This self-contained book on the Omega Navigation System is intended to provide theoretical and operational information needed by NAVCEN personnel to manage and maintain the Omega System. The book is composed of 13 chapters and seven appendices and can be used as a self-paced learning aid or in a classroom course environment. The course material addresses all major components of the Omega System, with emphasis placed on signal structure and utilization. Topics covered in the book include: Omega background, signal generation, navigation and propagation principles, operations, system performance evaluation, system utilization, and the future role of Omega in conjunction with other radionavigation systems. Several appendices are included to provide further detail on the material contained in the chapters. Omega History, Transmitting stations, Signal propagation, Navigation principles, System performance, Observed signal behavior

Descriptors :   *RADIO TRANSMITTERS, *RADIO NAVIGATION, *OMEGA NAVIGATION, STATIONS, PROPAGATION, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE PROPAGATION, SELF CONTAINED, BACKGROUND, PERSONNEL, RADIO TRANSMISSION, RADIO WAVES, NAVAL TRAINING, RADIO DIRECTION FINDERS, COAST GUARD OPERATIONS, SIGNAL GENERATION, COAST GUARD PERSONNEL, DIRECT WAVES(RADIO WAVES).

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Navigation and Guidance
      Radiofrequency Wave Propagation
      Radio Communications

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE