Accession Number : ADD014120

Title :   Antenna Shaft Positioning Device.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 24 Oct 86, patented 28 Mar 89,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Bonadies, Gary N ; O'Clair, Mark ; Parry, David W

Report Date : 28 Mar 1989

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : An apparatus for stopping a rotating antenna shaft at a distinct position intermediate two end stop positions. Paddle on the rotating shaft cooperates with intermediate stop assembly to arrest bi-directional shaft rotation at an intermediate point when such stopping is desired, the intermediate stop assembly being activated by springs and deactivated by action of solenoids. Patents. (rh)

Descriptors :   *ANTENNAS, *ROTATING ANTENNAS, ACTIVATION, PATENTS, POSITIONING DEVICES(MACHINERY), ROTATION, SHAFTS(MACHINE ELEMENTS), SOLENOIDS, SPRINGS

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE