Accession Number:

ADD014868

Title:

Electrical Conductor Detector.

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 3 Aug 73, patented 12 Feb 91,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1991-02-12

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

Apparatus is disclosed for detecting partially submerged wires and determining the location of the above water portion thereof by injecting into the submerged portion a radio frequency electrical signal, and utilizing radio direction finders to obtain a fix on the resulting radiating above water portion. An insulation cutting probe is used, and a radio frequency injection signal generator is described that minimizes power loss to the water medium.

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE