A DIGITAL GONIOMETER FOR VOR

S. A. Meer

Peer Reviewed

Abstract: A new VOR (VHF OMNI-RANGE) goniometer design which promises to improve the reliability and maintainability of the VOR ground station is described. The heart of the new concept is the use of two digital phase shifters to produce the rotating figure-of-eight pattern of conventional VGR. Using digital circuits, the goniometer adjustments and calibration reduce to timing adjustments of binary signals. A common clock used for timing the digital phase shiiters also synchronizes the 30 Hz modulation of the 9.99 kHz reference.
Published in: NAVIGATION, Journal of the Institute of Navigation, Volume 24, Number 2
Pages: 102 - 111
Cite this article: Meer, S. A., "A DIGITAL GONIOMETER FOR VOR", NAVIGATION, Journal of The Institute of Navigation, Vol. 24, No. 2, Summer 1977, pp. 102-111.
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