• MOBILE GROUND TRACKING STATION DESIGN MODIFICATIONS AND PLACEMENT PREPARATION FOR CROWDED AIRSPACE

      Altan, Hal; Honeywell International (International Foundation for Telemetering, 2007-10)
      As the frequency spectrum becomes more crowded each day, preparation for placement of tracking ground station in tracking environment gains more importance. Existence of high power weather ground radars, airport approach equipment, and various other RF sources in the environment necessitates the test teams to be more cautious. This paper discusses, implemented design changes to an S-band antenna system to reduce the in-band interfering power, calculation of the effects from nearby interferers, analysis of the environment during placement of the mobile ground system by Honeywell telemetry teams.