Browsing International Telemetering Conference Proceedings, Volume 37 (2001) by Subjects
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A MODULAR RANGE INTERFACE FOR ACQUISITION AND DISTRIBUTION OF TEST RANGE DATAA flexible, modular method is needed to connect test range data systems to central real-time computer networks. This is achieved by the development of a real-time, networked, VME-based range interface system. Flexibility is achieved by a modular hardware and software design. The modular hardware consists of standard network interfaces, COTS VME interfaces, and a VME single board computer (with an onboard PCI bus). The modular software is implemented in C++ using the VxWorks real-time operating system. This paper describes the conceptual design and development of the Modular Range Interface (ModRI).