The Sperry Collision Avoidance System, introduced approximately 18 months ago, provides the optimum solution to the problems of both collision and grounding. Superimposed on normal radar video are synthetic displays of earth-reference areas of danger which own ship must avoid in order to eliminate the risk of collision. In addition, when the ship approaches a port area, or any area of restricted maneuvering, the shoal lines and navigation marks may be superimposed on the display permitting simple and continuous assessment of own ships position with respect to the desired course and position.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at the RTCM Assembly Meeting, St. Petersburg, Fla., April 1-3, 1974, with the Propeller Club of the United States. Vol. 1, Papers A-F, Maritime Electronics. Vol. 2, Papers G-N, Maritime Satellite Systems and Maritime Navigation. Vol. 3, Papers O-T, Maritime Telecommunication Trends. Vol. 4, Papers 0A-0I, Maritime Transponders and Collision Avoidance Systems. Sold as a complete 4 volume set for $15.00.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Radio Technical Commission for Marine Services

    /Federal Communications Commission
    Washington, DC  United States  20554
  • Authors:
    • Talbot, P M
  • Publication Date: 1974-4

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  • Accession Number: 00057097
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Radio Technical Commission for Marine Services
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Symposium Papers 0G
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 16 1974 12:00AM