AVDAS - A Microprocessor-Based VLF Signal Acquisition, Processing and Spectral Analysis Facility for Antarctica

This article by A.J. Smith and K.H Yearby describes a computer system built for spectral analysis of radio waves at Halley, Antarctica.  It was published by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS).  It contains photography of the system, block diagrams and spectograms produced by the system, as well as a comprehensive description of it.

The system described, AVDAS (Advanced VLF Data Analysis System), may be related to the BAS Microcomputers in our collection (here and here).  Our systems may be successors to or upgrades of the original AVDAS as described here.

The article is available as a PDF on request.

Date : 1986

Creator : British Antarctic Survey

Format : PDF

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH43849. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
 
Article: AVDAS - A Microprocessor-Based VLF Signal Acquisition, Processing and Spectral Analysis Facility for Antarctica

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