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Tracking Experiments with Pioneer IV

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2 Author(s)
T. A. Barr ; U. S. Army Ballistic Missile Agency, Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Ala. ; C. A. Lundquist

Several organizations participated in a program for testing receiver techniques used in tracking the low power transmitters carried on the space probe Pioneer IV. A meeting was held and presentations were made on each system tested This paper presents a summary and comparison of the results of the receiving techniques used to track the Pioneer IV. It also gives a brief description of the transmitter and antenna used on Pioneer IV.

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IRE Transactions on Military Electronics  (Volume:MIL-4 ,  Issue: 2-3 )