PRODUCT IMPROVEMENT TEST REPORT OF ASTRONOMIC SURVEYING EQUIPMENT.
Final rept. May 62-Feb 65,
ARMY ENGINEER GEODESY INTELLIGENCE AND MAPPING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY FORT BELVOIR VA
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This report covers the Product Improvement Tests of the following items 1 60 degrees Pendulum Astrolabe with Electronic-Transit Detector 2 Strip Chart Data Recorder 3 Electronic Chronometer 4 Radio Time-Standard Receiver and 5 Computer Programs for Astronomic Problems. Also included is a preliminary test report on the Kern DKM-3A Theodolite. The objective of this task was to re-examine the current astronomic position determination sets and to modernize and update these sets. This report concludes with a suggested equipment set for the field determination of astronomic latitude, astronomic longitude, and astronomic azimuth. Author
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