Accession Number : ADD001142

Title :   Tracking Receiver.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Gurak,Richard J ; Thompson,Basil C ; Rabow,Gerald ; Filo,John P ; Seipel,Arnold J

Report Date : 15 Apr 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : The patent describes a tracking receiver for automatically detecting and phase locking a satellite beacon signal under fixed doppler and high rates of change of doppler. The receiver has a third-order tracking and acquisition loop that includes a cos-limited tangent phase detector which has a phase error range greater than plus or minus 120 degrees.

Descriptors :   *Receivers, *Patents, Tracking, Phase locked systems, Beacons, Phase locked communications, Satellite communications

Subject Categories : Radio Communications

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE