United States Patent Application Publication 20150097714

ADS-B Radar

 

April 9, 2015

 

Jed Margolin

 

 

Abstract

 

The reliability and safety of Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) are improved by using the signals transmitted from an ADS-B unit as a radar transmitter with a receiver used to receive reflections.

 

 

 

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References

 

 

Ref. 1: U.S. Patent Application 13/594,815 System for sensing aircraft and other objects, published July 11, 2013 as Patent Publication 2013/0176163

 

 

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Ref. 2: 14 CFR  91.113(b)  Right-of-way rules: Except water operations.

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text&node=14:2.0.1.3.10.2.4.8&idno=14

 

 

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Ref 4: U.S. Patent 5,153,836 Universal dynamic navigation, surveillance, emergency location, and collision avoidance system and method, Fraughton, et al., October 6, 1992.

 

 

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Ref. 5: Gulf of Mexico Helo Ops Ready for ADS-B, Aviation Week & Space Technology, Francis Fiorino, 02/26/2007, page 56.

 

 

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Ref. 6: U.S. Patent 7,414,567 ADS-B radar system issued August 19, 2008 to Zhang et al.

 

 

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Ref. 10: Presentation entitled, Developing Sense & Avoid Requirements for Meeting an Equivalent Level of Safety (6MB | ppt), given by Russ Wolfe, Technology IPT Lead, Access 5 Project at UVS Tech 2006. 18 January 2006.

 

 

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Ref. 11: Presentation Integration into the National Airspace System (NAS) given by John Timmerman of the FAAs Air Traffic Organization (July 12, 2005)

 

 

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Ref. 12: Zone Ready for Drone, April 7, 2006, on the web site for the FAAs Air Traffic Organization Employees,

http://www.ato.faa.gov/DesktopDefault.aspx?tabindex=4&tabid=17&itemid=937&mid=103

 

 

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Ref. 13: Quadrennial Roles and Missions Review Report, Department of Defense, January 2009. Page 29 (PDF page 37)

www.defenselink.mil/news/Jan2009/QRMFinalReport_v26Jan.pdf

 

 

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Ref 14: Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) Surveillance Development for Air Traffic Management, PDF Page 5

www.airbus.com/fileadmin/media_gallery/files/brochures_publications/FAST_magazine/FAST47_5-adsb.pdf

 

 

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Ref 15: Exploiting the Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast System Via False Target Injection; Thesis by Domenic Magazu III, Captain, USAF; AFIT/GCO/ENG/12-07; Department of the Air Force, Air University; Air Force Institute of Technology; March 2012. PDF Pages 49-54.

http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?Location=U2&doc=GetTRDoc.pdf&AD=ADA561697

 

 

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Ref 16: Security of ADS-B: State of the Art and Beyond, MARTIN STROHMEIER (University of Oxford, United Kingdom), VINCENT LENDERS (armasuisse, Switzerland), IVAN MARTINOVIC (Univervisty of Oxford, United Kingdom); 7/13/2013

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