Radar Navigation and Maneuvering Board Manual

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ProStar Publications, 2000 - 399 pages
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The Radar Navigation and Maneuvering Board Manual (Pub 1310) contains, in a single volume, information on the fundamentals of shipboard radar, radar operation, collision voidance, navigation by radar, and a description of vessel traffic systems in US waters. Additionally, the publication provides a quick reference to specific relative motion problem solutions including both textual and graphic explanations.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER 1BASIC RADAR PRINCIPLES
1
ATMOSPHERIC FACTORS AFFECTING
9
A BASIC RADAR SYSTEM
15
FACTORS AFFECTING DETECTION DISPLAY
24
FACTORS AFFECTING MINIMUM RANGE
25
CHAPTER 2RADAR OPERATION
35
LIMITING RANGE
44
RADAR OPERATING CONTROLS
47
IDENTIFYING A RADARINCONSPICUOUS OBJECT
165
ALTERNATIVE GRAPHICAL SOLUTIONS ON
166
THE FRANKLIN CONTINUOUS RADAR PLOT
182
NAVIGATIONAL PLANNING
188
OPERATION
198
SELECTING THE PRESENTATION MODE
202
EXAMPLES
206
MEASURING THE RANGE
208

CHAPTER 3COLLISION AVOIDANCE
59
MANEUVERING BOARD
66
THE LOGARITHMIC TIMESPEEDDISTANCE NOMOGRAM
74
RADAR PLOTTING SYMBOLS
81
CONSTRUCTING THE PLASTIC RULE USED WITH
88
EXAMPLE 10COURSE AND SPEED OF A RADAR
120
EXAMPLE 13COURSE TO PASS SHIP AT A SPECIFIED
126
PRACTICAL SOLUTION FOR CPA IN TRUE
132
SITUATION RECOGNITION
139
RADARSCOPE INTERPRETATION
147
AIDS TO RADAR NAVIGATION
158
OPERATION OF ARPA
223
POSTIT NOTE METHOD OF RADAR CONTACT
239
EXAMPLE 9DETERMINATION OF CLOSEST POINT
244
PASSING
258
PRACTICAL ASPECTS OF MANEUVERING BOARD SOLUTIONS
270
FICTITIOUS SHIP
290
SCOUTING
296
APPENDIX A EXTRACT FROM REGULATION 12 CHAPTER V
367
APPENDIX B GLOSSARY AND ABBREVIATIONS
373
RELATIVE MOTION PROBLEMS
381
BIBLIOGRAPHY
398

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