SAN FRANCISCO VESSEL TRAFFIC SYSTEM OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE MANUAL. VOLUME 1. FUNCTIONAL SYSTEM DESCRIPTION

The San Francisco Experimental Vessel Traffic System is all-weather radar/communications/computer complex intended to advise vessels of traffic conditons within that area's deep-draft waterway system. It consists of two surveillance radars; their associated adaptive video processing equipment and automatic detection and tracking computers; traffic analysis and display generation computers; operations consoles; a microwave radar relay link; ship-to-shore communications equipment; audio/video recording equipment; and operations personnel. The operational capabilities in both manual and automatic modes are described along with a functional description of the hardware and software. (Author)

  • Corporate Authors:

    Johns Hopkins University, Laurel

    Applied Physics Laboratory, 11100 Johns Hopkins Road
    Laurel, MD  USA  20723-6099
  • Publication Date: 1973-12

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  • Pagination: 230 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00057692
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: APL-MSC-73-291 Manaal Rpt
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-CG-03,301-B
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 11 1974 12:00AM