Solid State Predetection Combiner.
Final technical rept. Oct 72-May 73,
RAYTHEON CO WAYLAND MASS EQUIPMENT DEVELOPMENT LABS
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UF,Manfred G. F30602-73-C-0005RADCTR-73-190multipath transmission, algorithms, communication equipment, demodulators, signal-to-noise ratio, phase distortion, test methods, probability density functionscarrier waves, signal processingA new predetection diversity signal combining algorithm is described which provides near optimum combiner weighting in the presence of both signal distortion and noise. An implementation of this algorithm is described using self-calibrating feedback techniques in a Government-furnished predetection combiner. Both contractor laboratory results and Government field tests over the RADC Troposcatter Experimental Range are presented to demonstrate the various improvements achievable with the additional signal distortion weighting algorithm. Author
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