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NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Catalog of Images

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Operational Raydist station at Kamishak Bay. Installation by party off of PATHFINDER
Alaska, Kamishak Bay 1969
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ARGO tower being installed. Installation by party off of FAIRWEATHER
Alaska 1985
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Raydist tower at Cape San Blas. Note man at top of tower making final adjustments. Installed by party off of NOAA Launch 1257
Florida, Cape San Blas 1978
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Assembling Raydist tower sections. Party off of NOAA Launch 1257
Florida, Cape San Blas 1978
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Electronics for loading Raydist tower. Party off of NOAA Launch 1257
Florida, Cape San Blas 1978
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Erecting ARGO navigation tower. Party off of MT. MITCHELL
Louisiana coast 1988?
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Erecting ARGO navigation tower. Party off of MT. MITCHELL
Louisiana coast 1988?
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Erecting ARGO navigation tower. Making final adjustments - not a good job for acrophobics. Party off of MT. MITCHELL
Louisiana coast 1988?
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Erecting ARGO navigation tower. Making final adjustments - not a good job for acrophobics. Party off of MT. MITCHELL
Louisiana coast 1988?
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Erecting ARGO navigation tower. Making final adjustments - not a good job for acrophobics. Party off of MT. MITCHELL
Louisiana coast 1988?
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Using Coast Guard light tower as base for ARGO whip antenna. Party off of PEIRCE
Delaware, Bowers Beach 1985
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Hydrotrac navigation system antenna in lower Cook Inlet. Party off of PATHFINDER
Lower Cook Inlet, Alaska May 1971
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ARGO shipboard electronics package. On PEIRCE
Bahama Islands, Eleuthera Island 1984
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Plotting Raydist readings with Odessey protractor. Note circular arcs on boat sheet denoting range-range navigation. Launch party off of PIONEER
Kwajalein Island, Kwajalein Lagoon 1960
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Raydist strip chart record used to keep track of individual navigation rates. These strip charts required continuous monitoring by a watch-stander. Used to assure navigational accuracy during hydrographic surveying operations. First tests of Raydist on SOSBEE in 1954. Used for over 40 years with various systems
Tampa Bay area August 20, 1954
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ARGO strip chart record on SURVEYOR.
California, Monterey Bay 1988
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ARGO strip chart record on PEIRCE.
Bahama Islands, Eleuthera Island 1984
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Maintaining Raydist strip chart watch.
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Testing moored instrument package for GATE Project. Operations on NOAA Ship WHITING
Off Delaware Bay entrance September 1972
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Testing moored instrument package for GATE Project. Operations on NOAA Ship WHITING
Off Delaware Bay entrance September 1972
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Testing moored instrument package for GATE Project. Operations on NOAA Ship WHITING
Off Delaware Bay entrance September 1972
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Testing moored instrument package for GATE Project. Operations on NOAA Ship WHITING
Off Delaware Bay entrance September 1972
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Testing moored instrument package for GATE Project. Operations on NOAA Ship WHITING
Off Delaware Bay entrance September 1972
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Bringing Shoran gear up a cliff for shore camp by using strongback. Operations off of SURVEYOR
Lower Cook Inlet, Alaska 1967
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Bringing Shoran gear up a cliff for shore camp. Operations off of SURVEYOR
Lower Cook Inlet, Alaska 1967
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Geometry of first microwave navigation system tested by C&GS. Converted range readings to lines of equal angles between stations. Used for high-accuracy inshore work. After testing, determined not sufficiently accurate for large-scale surveys. Tested on SOSBEE
Tampa Bay area 1960
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Microwave navigation system - shore installation on tower. Tower merely a platform and not loaded. Tested on SOSBEE
Tampa Bay area 1960
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Microwave navigation system - shore installation on tower. Tower merely a platform and not loaded. A line-of-sight system -- the higher the tower, the further the reception. Tested on SOSBEE
Tampa Bay area 1960
5378 thumbnail picture
Installing a microwave navigation system. Installing system on Georgia Coast day marker. Party off of WHITING
Ossabaw Sound area, Georgia 1974
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Erecting a 30-foot tower for a microwave transponder. Assistant Boatswain "Colonel" Sanders. Party off of WHITING
Ossabaw Sound area, Georgia 1974
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Chief Electronics Technician Slim Tittle hooking up batteries. Power source for microwave navigation system. Party off of WHITING
Ossabaw Sound area, Georgia 1974
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Carrying batteries for microwave navigation system. Party off of WHITING. Party off of WHITING
Lovango Cay, U. S. Virgin Islands 1975
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Carrying tower sections through the Spanish bayonet. Installation party for microwave navigation system. Party off of WHITING
Lovango Cay, U. S. Virgin Islands 1975
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Securing tower sections prior to erecting tower. Installation party for microwave navigation system. Party off of WHITING
Lovango Cay, U. S. Virgin Islands 1975
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Seaman Shorty Fuentes adjusts navigation transponder. Installation party for microwave navigation system. Party off of WHITING
Lovango Cay, U. S. Virgin Islands 1975
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Microwave navigation instrument setup on shore.
Alaska
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Microwave navigation instrument setup on dolphin.
Alaska
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Setting up microwave navigation instrument on lighthouse. Party off of PEIRCE
Penobscot Bay, Maine 1985
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Microwave navigation instrument with attenuator for calibration. Party off of PEIRCE
Penobscot Bay, Maine 1985
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Microwave navigation instrument setup on lighthouse in Delaware Bay. Party off of PEIRCE
Delaware Bay 1985
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Looking up to microwave navigation instrument setup on Delaware Bay Lighthouse. Party off of PEIRCE
Delaware Bay 1985
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Setting up microwave navigation instrument on pier at Fredericksted. Party off of PEIRCE
Fredericksted, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands 1985
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Mike Abbott and Skip Payne conducting range-azimuth work on "Guano Rock". Party off of FAIRWEATHER
Alaska 1985
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Conducting range-azimuth hydrography from buoy in Indian River Inlet. Party off of PEIRCE
Indian River Inlet, Alaska 1984
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Conducting range-azimuth hydrography at Pelican Cay. All of the elements of range-azimuth. Observer tracking boat with Wild T-2 theodolite. Party off of WHITING
Pelican Cay, U.S. Virgin Islands 1975
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Conducting range-azimuth hydrography from southeast side of Hans Lollik Island. Party off of WHITING
U.S. Virgin Islands, Hans Lollik Island 1975
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Conducting range-azimuth hydrography in Miami. Party off of WHITING
Miami, Florida 1978
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Conducting range-azimuth hydrography on south coast of Hawaii. Party off of RAINIER
South coast of big island of Hawaii 1980
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Microwave navigation instrument on east side of Penobscot Bay. Geodetic target and total station azimuth and distance instrument. Conducting geodetic operations to determine microwave navigation site. Party off of PEIRCE
Penobscot Bay, Maine 1985
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Setup for calibrating microwave navigation instruments. Master unit set up across sound. Calibration crew from NOAA Ship WHITING
Lovango Cay, Pillsbury Sound, U.S. Virgin Islands 1975

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