Accession Number:

AD0404051

Title:

INTELLIGIBILITY OF THE PHONETIC ALPHABET WHEN MASKED BY RANDOM WHITE NOISE

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

The Listen Study was designed to develop and test a training method to increase the ability of Air Force personnel in identifying verbal signals masked by jamming. Findings relating to alphabet intelligibility are presented. There was wide spread variation in the percentage of times the 26 words used in the military alphabet were missed when masked by random white noise.

Subject Categories:

  • Voice Communications

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE