Accession Number:

ADA148524

Title:

MLS Multipath Studies. Phase 3. Volume 3. Application of Models to MLS Assessment Issues. Part 2.

Descriptive Note:

Final project rept.,

Corporate Author:

MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH LEXINGTON LINCOLN LAB

Report Date:

1981-06-08

Pagination or Media Count:

319.0

Abstract:

This report presents work done during phase 3 of the US national Microwave Landing System MLS program toward developing a computer simulation model of MLS multipath effects, the experimental validation of the model, and the application of the model to investigate multipath performance of ICAO proposals for the new approach and landing guidance system. The first two volumes of the report presented an overview of the simulation effort as well as describing in detail the propagation and MLS technique mathematical models and their validation by comparison with experimental data. In this volume, we describe the results of comparative simulations for the various MLS techniques in various scenarios and analyze in detail certain multipath performance features which were found to be significant in the scenario is analyzed.

Subject Categories:

  • Air Navigation and Guidance
  • Radiofrequency Wave Propagation

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE