• LAUNCH VEHICLE EXHAUST PLASMA / PLUME EFFECTS ON GROUND TELEMETRY RECEPTION, QRLV-2

      McWhorter, Mark; Honeywell Aerospace Electronic Systems (International Foundation for Telemetering, 2002-10)
      This paper discusses the effect of vehicle exhaust plasma/plume on the ability to receive telemetered data via an S-band RF link. The data discussed herein was captured during the launch of the QRLV-2 (Quick Reaction Launch Vehicle) on April 24, 2002 from Kodiak Launch Center, Kodiak, Alaska using Honeywell’s BMRST (Ballistic Missile Range Safety Technology) system.