Accession Number:

AD0609810

Title:

SOLID STATE TACAN

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

MODEL ENGINEERING AND MFG CORP SALT LAKE CITY UT MONTEK DIV

Report Date:

1964-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

255.0

Abstract:

The object was to perform the design, development, and fabrication of circuitry required for integrating the major solid-state components and sub- systems provided by vendors into an experimental solid-state TACAN transponder beacon and monitor, and to evaluate these components as sub-systems and as a complete TACAN transponder system with monitor. The four-man Montek team accomplished the following a Resolved the problems found in the major solid- state components sub-systems b Solved the interface problems between the solid-state components c Integrated the major components into a solid-state TACAN ground transponder beacon with monitor d Maintained and utilized an airborne interrogator-responder ANARN-21 to assist in the testing of the solid-state transponder breadboards and e Performed tests to compare the parameters of the solid-state transponder with the ANURN-3 test bed which the Montek team set-up and maintained while at Fort Dawes, Massachusetts. Due to the basic deficiencies in the solid-state major components breadboards, it is recommended that this solid-state test bed remain with the experimental facility and be used for experimental purposes only.

Subject Categories:

  • Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE