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Computer Software for the Navy K-Band Satellite Communications Terminal.
MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH LEXINGTON LINCOLN LAB
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A small general purpose computer is an integral part of the Navy experimental K-band communications terminal to provide the necessary computational power and flexibility. The computer functions include 1 satellite orbit predictions for antenna tracking, 2 received signal integration and comparison for autotracking, 3 adjustments of transmitter power based on information derived from the downlink signal, 4 message editing and processing, 5 verification of correct terminal setup, and 6 recording of input parameters and performance data on magnetic tape for offline processing. Author
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