Accession Number : ADD004433

Title :   Satellite Up Link Diversity Switch.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Bauer,Peter W ; Paulson,Merle R

Report Date : 09 Aug 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : This patent describes a satellite up link diversity switch system. A beacon or reference signal is received from the satellite at two locations separated in an east-west direction. Diversity logic compares the two signals received and switches the output of a UHF transmitter to whichever antenna is receiving the stronger signal at the time.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Switching logic, *Data links, Communication satellites, Diversity reception, Switches, Logic circuits, Ultrahigh frequency

Subject Categories : Non-radio Communications

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE