Radiodetermination

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As defined by FS-1037C, radiodetermination[1] is "the determination of the position, velocity or other characteristics of an object, or the obtaining of information relating to these parameters, by means of the propagation properties of radio waves."

There are two main fields to radiodetermination:

Examples[edit]

International regulation[edit]

Radiolocation service, AN/TPS-77 3D radar of the Royal Australian Air Force

Radiodetermination service is – according to Article 1.40 of the International Telecommunication Union's (ITU) Radio Regulations (RR)[2] – defined as «A radiocommunication service for the purpose of radiodetermination

Classification[edit]

This radiocommunication service is classified in accordance with ITU Radio Regulations (article 1) as follows:
Radiodetermination service (article 1.40)

 This article incorporates public domain material from the General Services Administration document "Federal Standard 1037C".

References / sources[edit]

  1. ^ ITU Radio Regulations, Section IV. Radio Stations and Systems – Article 1.9, definition: radiodetermination
  2. ^ ITU Radio Regulations, Section IV. Radio Stations and Systems – Article 1.40, definition: radiodetermination service