Accession Number:

AD0722099

Title:

Traffic Handling Capacity of the Vortac System and Means of Increasing It in the Future.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

HIRSCH (CHARLES J) PRINCETON N J

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

32.0

Abstract:

An investigation of the means of increasing the traffic handling capacity of VORTAC, including low interrogation rate, ability of the interrogator to work with lower reply efficiency and a higher maximum reply rate for the transponders the increase being proportional to demand. An alternative method based on compatible time-frequency techniques with periodic update of an airborne clock should be investigated. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Commercial and General Aviation
  • Air Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE