MARINE RADAR TRANSPONDER EXPERIMENT 7 STUDY. PHASE I

This report describes tests performed to demonstrate the benefits to the Marine Industry of equipping vessels with beacon transponders. The advantages of radar signal enhancement by the beacon transponder and elimination of sea and rain clutter from the P.P.I. were demonstrated. Certain practical difficulties were encountered. Recommendations of future transponder design to eliminate these difficulties are included in the report.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Sperry Rand Corporation

    Sperry Marine Systems Division
    Charlottesville, VA  USA 
  • Publication Date: 1973-5

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00050956
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Maritime Research Center, Kings Point
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 31 1974 12:00AM