Method for Measuring Range to a Rocket in Flight Employing a Passive Ground Tracker Station.
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC
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A passive radio frequency rf sensor is used to track the beacon of a ballistic nonguided rocket. Azimuth and elevation data are obtained in conventional radar fashion, but range data is obtained by range tracking the beacon pulse which is timed by a precision crystal controlled clock. Author
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