Accession Number:

AD0779488

Title:

San Francisco Vessel Traffic System Operations and Maintenance Manual. Volume 1. Functional System Description.

Descriptive Note:

Manual rept. Jul-Dec 73.

Corporate Author:

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV LAUREL MD APPLIED PHYSICS LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

230.0

Abstract:

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

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE