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N49RF Instrumentation


  • Aircraft position and attitude
    High Altitude Radar Altimeter
    GPS-PPS (precision positioning system)
    flow angle pressure transducers

  • Meteorological parameters
    pressure
    temperature
    humidity

  • Remote sensing
    PRT-5 radiometer (downward)
    C-band Nose Radar

  • Airborne Vertical Atmospheric Profiling System (AVAPS)

  • Data Processing
    Main Aircraft Data System (MADS)
    Hurricane Analysis Processing System (HAPS)

  • Communications
    SATCOM satellite communication
    HF, UHF, and VHF radio communication

For information about the instrumentation Alan.S.Goldstein@noaa.gov
For information about the HAPS Joe.Griffin@noaa.gov


Updated Dec. 8, 1995

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