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Waveform generator-package and receiver (mancarried and helicopter receiver portion).

Authors
Anema-C
Source
Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, H0242010, :1-54
NIOSHTIC No.
10008325
Abstract
The report contains the design and building of 15 mancarried and 5 helicopter receivers that are used for trapped miner location during a mine disaster. Helicopters are equipped with six-channel receivers and used to detect transmitters carried by miners during a mine disaster. Immediately after a disaster a helicopter is flown over the area and with the aid of the helicopter receiver coarse location and the active channels are determined. Final precise location is made with the single-channel mancarried receiver.
Keywords
Accident-prevention; Injury-prevention; Coal-miners; Coal-workers; Mine-disasters; Mine-rescue; Miners; Disaster-prevention; Personal-protective-equipment; Safety-equipment; Safety-measures; Safety-monitoring; Safety-research
Publication Date
19760101
Document Type
CP; Final Contract Report
Fiscal Year
1976
Identifying No.
OFR-74-78, H0242010
NIOSH Division
PRC
Source Name
Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, H0242010
State
PA; IA
Performing Organization
Rockwell International
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division