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
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE