Auroral all-sky camera control system

Alternative titleJHC-3 all-sky camera control system
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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleERB; no. ERB-806
Physical description12 p.
AbstractA new control equipment for the NRC auroral all-sky camera, replacing the earlier system put into service in 1957, is described. Use has been made of solid state counters, glow type indicators, and more liberally rated components. The use of separate units to perform each of the various functions permits the choice of a suitable group of units to satisfy the require¬ments of each installation. The basic instrumentation camera controlled may be a 35-mm PSC Mk VII, a 16-mm Kodak Kl00 or both may be operated together. The equipment can be operated on time-stabilized 60 Hz power, or provision can be made to use reliable but poorly regulated 60 Hz power. The use of a battery, float-charged, permits the timekeeping and control circuits to maintain synchronization on power systems with frequent short interruptions. A set of circuit schematics are included.
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PublisherNational Research Council of Canada, Radio and Electrical Engineering Division
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NPARC number21276062
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Record identifierc37475dd-547a-4070-a4ca-37c9f755fc0d
Record created2015-09-18
Record modified2016-10-03
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