This report presents data relevant to the design of a Vessel Traffic System (VTS) for New York Harbor. The data was obtained from films of a radar PPI for several radar locations in the New York Area. Also tapes of communications activity on channel 13 and 16 of the VHF/FM Maritime Mobile Band provided data. Data analysis obtained the following: Vessel Density, Vessel Route Identification, Vessel Speed, Close Encounter, Message Activity, Channel Utilization, Channel Efficiency, Message Duration.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also AD-A019 832/5, Port of New Orleans; PC $6.00,; MF $2.25; AD-A019829/1, Houston; PC$4.50, MF $2.25.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Operations Research, Incorporated

    1400 Spring Street
    Silver Spring, MD  United States  20910
  • Authors:
    • Brown, J H
    • Buhler, L
    • Staley, J
  • Publication Date: 1975-3

Media Info

  • Pagination: 124 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00131602
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: ORI-TR-871 Final Rpt., USCG-D-63-75
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-CG-31446-A
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 21 1976 12:00AM