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dc.contributor.authorRandall, J. L.
dc.date.accessioned2016-04-07T17:23:44Zen
dc.date.available2016-04-07T17:23:44Zen
dc.date.issued1972-10en
dc.identifier.issn0884-5123en
dc.identifier.issn0074-9079en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/604773en
dc.descriptionInternational Telemetering Conference Proceedings / October 10-12, 1972 / International Hotel, Los Angeles, Californiaen_US
dc.description.abstractA series of optical communication experiments between a high altitude aircraft at 18.3 km (60,000 ft) and a ground station are planned by NASA in the summer of 1972. The basic concept is that an optical tracker and transmitter will be located in each terminal. The aircraft transceiver consists of a 5-mW HeNe laser transmitter with a 30-megabit (Mbit) modulator. The ground station beacon is an argon laser operating at 488 mn. A separate pulsed laser radar is used for initial acquisition. The objective of the experiment is to obtain engineering data on the precision tracking and communication system performance at both terminals. Atmospheric effects on the system performance are of prime importance.
dc.description.sponsorshipInternational Foundation for Telemeteringen
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.publisherInternational Foundation for Telemeteringen
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.telemetry.org/en
dc.rightsCopyright © International Foundation for Telemeteringen
dc.titleAIRBORNE VISIBLE LASER OPTICAL COMMUNICATION EXPERIMENTen_US
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dc.typeProceedingsen
dc.contributor.departmentMarshall Space Flight Centeren
dc.identifier.journalInternational Telemetering Conference Proceedingsen
dc.description.collectioninformationProceedings from the International Telemetering Conference are made available by the International Foundation for Telemetering and the University of Arizona Libraries. Visit http://www.telemetry.org/index.php/contact-us if you have questions about items in this collection.en
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html.description.abstractA series of optical communication experiments between a high altitude aircraft at 18.3 km (60,000 ft) and a ground station are planned by NASA in the summer of 1972. The basic concept is that an optical tracker and transmitter will be located in each terminal. The aircraft transceiver consists of a 5-mW HeNe laser transmitter with a 30-megabit (Mbit) modulator. The ground station beacon is an argon laser operating at 488 mn. A separate pulsed laser radar is used for initial acquisition. The objective of the experiment is to obtain engineering data on the precision tracking and communication system performance at both terminals. Atmospheric effects on the system performance are of prime importance.


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