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Citation. Kuechle, L. B.; DeMaster, D. P.; Siniff, D. B. 1979. State of the art and needs of the earth platform for animal location system. Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment 13:505-518. Ann Arbor, Michigan.   [1356  CC]

Abstract. This paper outlines the current state of the art in designing the animal platform segment for use in satellite location systems. It also discusses some areas where compromises may be possible allowing use in a wider range of applications. Problems with batteries, antenna design and oscillator stability are discussed.

Keywords. satellite location systems, animal platform

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