Re: [midatlanticretro] VCF east countdown = 86 days, time to register ?
> The 'word' used several frequencies of redundency as per the mil specs ofThis does not match my info entirely (AN/ARR-39 tech manual). The SAGE
> the period. I did not work with SAGE but I used the same mil specs with.
> as I remember, 32 separate signals to blast through the potential EMS fog.
data would come in on any one of the standard UHF tactical channels.
Frequency agility essentially involved just having the pilot switch to
a different channel using the knob on the control box.
This scheme was one of the very first military datalinks, and there
was certainly evolution, so what you may have worked with could have
been a later scheme.