Accession Number:

AD0256402

Title:

AGA C/T MOD II C-BAND BEACON

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Corporate Author:

PAN AMERICAN WORLD AIRWAYS INC PATRICK AFB FLA

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Report Date:

1961-05-03

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

A limited series of tests were conducted to verify the electrical characteristics of the AGA CT Mod II C-band beacon serial number 48. It is contemplated to use this beacon with the Transit vehicle for Range Safety and metric data gathering. The AGA CT Mod II beacon is a miniaturized C-band unit consisting of a single pack-AGE. The beacon is completely transistorized with the exception of the local oscillator and magnetron tubes, operates from an input voltage of 24.5 to 31 vdc, employes a superheterodyne receiver, has provisions for interrogation by either a single pulse or a two pulse code, and transmits medium r-f power. A list of specified characteristics of the beacon is included. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE