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