Accession Number:

ADA109723

Title:

Satellite 9443 DSCS II Anomaly Report Narrow Coverage Downlink Noise.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

TRW DEFENSE AND SPACE SYSTEMS GROUP REDONDO BEACH CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1981-08-14

Pagination or Media Count:

52.0

Abstract:

Results are given of an investigation of the cause of noise pulses in the RF downlink, considering orbital data and laboratory simulation. The cause is ascribed to an arc in the cathode circuitry of the TWT, which is a function of the vacuum level.

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment
  • Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE