Re: [OT] 1967 Navy Patent Satellite Signal

From: Brooke Clarke (brooke@pacific.net)
Date: Fri Jan 31 2014 - 22:44:04 UTC


Hi Rick:

Thanks, that makes a lot of sense.

My MX-4102 Transit receiver is here someplace.
http://www.prc68.com/I/MX4102.shtml

Have Fun,

Brooke Clarke
http://www.PRC68.com
http://www.end2partygovernment.com/2012Issues.html

Rick Gilligan wrote:
> On Fri, 31 Jan 2014, Brooke Clarke wrote:
>
>> I've been reading patents and came across this one talking about processing a 33 bit Baker pseudo random word signal
>> from a satellite.
>> US 3529291 Synchronized sequence detector, US Navy, Dec 4, 1967, Sep 15, 1970
>> https://www.google.com/patents/US3529291
>>
>> Any idea which satellite that was?  I'm assuming it was Navy related.
>> A possibility is a satellite that contains an IR color TV camera and is looking at the ocean.
>> Where was the NOSS system developed or if this is some other satellite where was it developed?
>> Is it possible that NOSS has IR sensors?
>
> I suspect NAVSAT/Transit.
>
> I no longer can find my ICD for the system, or I would look it up for you to see if there were any references to it.
>
>
> My Transit receiver (a Magnavox MX 4102 IIRC) went into the landfill around 2002.
>
> Try google: "Barker Word Generator"
>
> and:
>
>     http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Oral-History:Lou_Meren
>
> -- 
> Rick
>
>

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