Accession Number:

AD0602441

Title:

TEST OF TELESCOPING ANTENNAS FOR HIGH SPINRATE ROCKETS.

Descriptive Note:

Scientific rept. no. 2,

Corporate Author:

UTAH UNIV SALT LAKE CITY UPPER AIR RESEARCH LABS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1964-04-06

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

Abstract:

This report presents the theoretical calculations and the results of a series of tests on 10 foot aluminum telescoping antennas to determine their suitability for use on high spin rockets. In particular, tests and calculations were made for a rocket the size of a Javelin with a spin rate of 10 rps. Tests were also made to determine the lowest spin rate sufficient to extend the antenna by centrifugal force. The calculations and tests indicated that 10 foot centrifugal erecting antennas were suitable for use on a Javelin type rocket having a spin rate between 2 and 10 rps. Author

Subject Categories:

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE