Accession Number:

AD0763085

Title:

A Solid-State Commutator Design for the Radiosonde Set AN/AMQ-9.

Descriptive Note:

Instrumentation papers,

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE CAMBRIDGE RESEARCH LABS L G HANSCOM FIELD MASS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-04-12

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

The report discusses the results of an in-house AFCRL effort to design and develop a solid-state commutator for the standard Air Force transponder radiosonde Radiosonde Set ANAMQ-9. This radiosonde is tracked by an automatic ground tracking station Rawin Set ANGMD-4, which demodulates the signals transmitted by the sonde to provide direct measurement of atmospheric temperature, humidity, elevation and azimuth angles, and slant range. The angles and slant range are then used to compute wind velocity and the altitudes to which temperature, humidity and winds are assigned. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE