Inter-Range Instrumentation Group

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The Inter-Range Instrumentation Group (IRIG) is the standards body of the Range Commanders Council (RCC). The group publishes standards through the RCC Secretariat at White Sands Missile Range.

The best known IRIG standard is the IRIG timecode used to timestamp video, film, telemetry, radar, and other data collected at test ranges.

The following radio time sources broadcast IRIG timecodes:

The RCC's IRIG Standard 106[1] is a comprehensive telemetry standard aeronautical applications at RCC member ranges. Chapter 10 of Standard 106[2] governs digital flight data recorders. IRIG Standard 313-01 prescribes test standards for flight termination receivers.[3]

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  1. ^ Range Commanders Council Telemetry Group (June 2013). Telemetry Standards: IRIG Standard 106-13. Document No. 106-13 (Part 1). White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico: Secretariat, Range Commanders Council. 
  2. ^ Range Commanders Council Telemetry Group (June 2013). "Digital Recording Standard". Telemetry Standards: IRIG Standard 106-13. Document No. 106-13 (Part 1). White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico: Secretariat, Range Commanders Council. Chapter 10. 
  3. ^ Range Commanders Council Range Safety Group (May 2001). Test Standards for Flight Termination Receivers/Decoders (pdf). IRIG Standard 313-01. White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico: Secretariat, Range Commanders Council.