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A16 transmitter B switch (26 March 1973)

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dc.contributor.author Wallace, R. B.
dc.contributor.other Fithian, D.
dc.date.accessioned 2015-09-09T22:26:45Z
dc.date.available 2015-09-09T22:26:45Z
dc.date.issued 1973
dc.identifier.other 31111000664118
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11753/61
dc.description.abstract At 0926 GMT (actual 0919 GMT) on 26 March 1973 Apollo 16 ALSEP transmitter B was selected by mission control. Switch over was implemented after a series of data dropouts, beginning 4 March 1973 and reported by several remote sites of the STDN, which gradually worsened until Ascension Island reported, "multiple PCM sync errors and further data (PCM) degradation" just prior to switching. The reported data dropouts were unlike those previously reported relative to other ALSEP Stations in that the received signal strength remained constant at -141 dbm.
dc.description.statementofresponsibility prepared by R. Wallace ; approved by D. Fithian.
dc.format.extent 6 leaves
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher Bendix, Aerospace Systems Division
dc.source.uri http://www.lpi.usra.edu/lunar/ALSEP/pdf/ALSEP%20%23140N-A16TrnmttrBSwtch.pdf
dc.subject.lcc TL789.8.U6A5
dc.subject.lcsh Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments Package.
dc.title A16 transmitter B switch (26 March 1973)
dc.title.alternative Apollo 16 transmitter B switch (26 March 1973)


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