Feasibility Analysis of an Air Traffic Control Radar Beacon System (ATCRBS) Based Surface Trilateration Surveillance System.
Final rept. 1 Jun-1 Sep 72,
MITRE CORP BEDFORD MASS
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Analysis indicates there are feasible methods for achieving surveillance of vehicles on the airport surface by means of time-of-arrival measurements of the vehicles ATCRBS Transponder reply at three or more receiver sites. The report contains a definition of an ATCRBS based surface surveillance system, analyses of various problems and techniques to achieve a satisfactory data acquisition subsystem, and criteria for conducting a test program for further verification of feasibility and design.
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