LOCATE AND RESCUE SYSTEM COMPONENTS
Two types of search and rescue systems not involving satellites are studied; one using a network radio communications link and the other a characteristic beacon signal. Line of slight limitation of VHF radio and beacon signals limit the range (approximately 25 miles) between the origin of the distress signal and the mobile rescue unit.
- This report represents a period ending June 15, 1976.
Baker (James L.) Development CorporationSherwood Forest, MD United States
- Publication Date: 1976-7
- Pagination: 67 p.
- TRT Terms: Beacons; Communication systems; Detectors; Distress alerting systems; Location; Position fixing; Radio; Radio direction finders; Radio receivers; Search and rescue operations; Signals; Systems analysis; Transmission; Very high frequency
- Uncontrolled Terms: Signal detection
- Old TRIS Terms: Signal transmission; Syncom satellites
- Subject Areas: Marine Transportation; Safety and Human Factors;
- Accession Number: 00155036
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: NASA-CR-144836 Final Rpt.
- Contract Numbers: NAS5-22953
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Aug 31 1977 12:00AM