Accession Number:

AD0686421

Title:

LINCOLN EXPERIMENTAL SATELLITE-5 (LES-5). TRANSPONDER PERFORMANCE IN ORBIT

Descriptive Note:

Technical note

Corporate Author:

MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH LEXINGTON LINCOLN LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

67.0

Abstract:

A review and analysis of the first in-orbit year of transponder operation aboard the fifth experimental satellite built by Lincoln Laboratory and launched 1 July 1967. The measured performance of the satellites UHF transponder as a communications repeater is discussed as are its beacon and telemetry systems.

Subject Categories:

  • Unmanned Spacecraft
  • Radio Communications

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE