San Francisco Vessel Traffic System Operations and Maintenance Manual. Volume 1. Functional System Description.
Manual rept. Jul-Dec 73.
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV LAUREL MD APPLIED PHYSICS LAB
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The San Francisco Experimental Vessel Traffic System is all-weather radarcommunicationscomputer complex intended to advise vessels of traffic conditions within that areas deep-draft waterway system. It consists of two surveillance radars their associated adaptive video processing equipment and automatic detection and tracking computers traffic analysis and display generation computers operations consoles a microwave radar relay link ship-to-shore communications equipment audiovideo recording equipment and operations personnel. The operational capabilities in both manual and automatic modes are described along with a functional description of the hardware and software. Author
- Marine Engineering