Accession Number : ADD012563

Title :   Turnaround Control for Mechanically Scanned Radar Antennas.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Bennett,R J

Report Date : 09 Sep 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : A programmed turnaround generator for a mechanically scanned antenna, to provide an n-bar scan pattern (n may be 1), with predetermined inputs to the generator comprising a desired turnaround time, a maximum excursion of the antenna in azimuth, and a start position for each bar, is mechanized using closed form equations.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *RADAR ANTENNAS, *GENERATORS, *COMPUTER PROGRAMS, *MECHANICAL SCANNING, *CONTROL SYSTEMS, REACTION TIME, REAL TIME, FORTRAN, RESPONSE, CLOCKS, SCANNING

Subject Categories : Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE