April 1984 | NTIA Technical Report TR-84-147

A Computer-based Transmission Monitor and Control System

Joseph E. Farrow; Richard E. Skerjanec

Abstract: This paper describes a minicomputer-based communication system monitor used by the U.S. Department of Defense to improve the performance and reduce the operating costs of the new multi-channel digital transmission systems. A brief history of the development of the monitor and a description of the present-generation hardware and software are included.

Keywords: digital transmission; communication system control; computer monitor; information display; software development

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Disclaimer: Certain commercial equipment, components, and software may be identified in this report to specify adequately the technical aspects of the reported results. In no case does such identification imply recommendation or endorsement by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, nor does it imply that the equipment or software identified is necessarily the best available for the particular application or uses.

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