Accession Number:

AD0747459

Title:

Evaluation of Polyurethane Shroud Designed to Prevent TACAN Weather Outages.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Dec 70-May 71,

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL AVIATION FACILITIES EXPERIMENTAL CENTER ATLANTIC CITY N J

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

67.0

Abstract:

The report covers field evaluation at the Fairfield, Utah Vortac of a polyurethane shroud installed over the TACAN antenna. The evaluation determined the effectiveness of the shroud in preventing and removing snow and ice accumulations from the TACAN antenna. The data indicated that although the shroud did not completely eliminate weather outages, it was successful in preventing and removing snow and ice accumulations. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE