Accession Number:

AD0875777

Title:

Air-Sea Rescue Beacon Locator Study

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Sep 1665-30 Jun 1966

Corporate Author:

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV LAUREL MD APPLIED PHYSICS LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

246.0

Abstract:

A study was made of air-sea radio rescue beacon system which are being used by the U. S. Navy. Emphasis was upon examination of the practical aspects of these systems and their utilization. Included as parts of the study were Theoretical prediction of detection range of radio beacons Beacon antenna pattern studies Analyses and tests of beacons and aircraft equipments Flight tests Interviews with Navy and civilian personnel who have knowledge relating to these beacons and A study of documents and reports.

Subject Categories:

  • Escape, Rescue and Survival

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE