August 1969 | NTIA Technical Memo ERL TM ITS 205
A feasibility study of a proposed national oceanographic data buoy HF communication system
Jean E. Adams; D. N. Hatfield; J. A. Payne
Abstract: This report describes a feasibility study of an HF telemetry system to be used in gathering oceanographic and meteorological data from 35 buoys. Predictions of long-term circuit performance show that such a telemetry system of nominal characteristics is feasible. Existing U. S. Coast Guard stations provide adequate shore stations for the HF telemetry system. Trade-offs available in the design of the system are identified, and additional studies needed before its actual implementation are recommended.
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