Persistent Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/10150/614287
Title:
The Effects of Tape Dropouts on Pulse Compression Recording
Author:
Waggener, W. N.
Affiliation:
Sangamo Weston, Inc.
Issue Date:
1980-10
Rights:
Copyright © International Foundation for Telemetering
Collection Information:
Proceedings from the International Telemetering Conference are made available by the International Foundation for Telemetering and the University of Arizona Libraries. Visit http://www.telemetry.org/index.php/contact-us if you have questions about items in this collection.
Publisher:
International Foundation for Telemetering
Journal:
International Telemetering Conference Proceedings
Abstract:
It is widely recognized that tape dropouts are the major impediment to error-free recording in high density digital recorders (HDDR). Conceptually, the effects of tape dropouts on error performance can be combatted by error correcting codes, signal design or a combination of the two. In this paper the effect of tape dropouts on wide time-bandwidth signals is considered. Wide time-bandwidth signaling techniques, commonly refered to as pulse compression, would appear to be capable of combatting the effects of short tape dropouts. Although the wide time-bandwidth signals are, to a certain degree, immune to short signal dropouts, an excessive performance penalty is paid when dropouts exceed about 10% of the signal duration. The effects of tape dropouts are shown to effectively reduce noise margin by decreasing the signal detection filter output and by introducing intersymbol interference through increased sidelobe levels.
Sponsors:
International Foundation for Telemetering
ISSN:
0884-5123; 0074-9079
Additional Links:
http://www.telemetry.org/

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dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.titleThe Effects of Tape Dropouts on Pulse Compression Recordingen_US
dc.contributor.authorWaggener, W. N.en
dc.contributor.departmentSangamo Weston, Inc.en
dc.date.issued1980-10-
dc.rightsCopyright © International Foundation for Telemeteringen
dc.description.collectioninformationProceedings from the International Telemetering Conference are made available by the International Foundation for Telemetering and the University of Arizona Libraries. Visit http://www.telemetry.org/index.php/contact-us if you have questions about items in this collection.en
dc.publisherInternational Foundation for Telemeteringen
dc.description.abstractIt is widely recognized that tape dropouts are the major impediment to error-free recording in high density digital recorders (HDDR). Conceptually, the effects of tape dropouts on error performance can be combatted by error correcting codes, signal design or a combination of the two. In this paper the effect of tape dropouts on wide time-bandwidth signals is considered. Wide time-bandwidth signaling techniques, commonly refered to as pulse compression, would appear to be capable of combatting the effects of short tape dropouts. Although the wide time-bandwidth signals are, to a certain degree, immune to short signal dropouts, an excessive performance penalty is paid when dropouts exceed about 10% of the signal duration. The effects of tape dropouts are shown to effectively reduce noise margin by decreasing the signal detection filter output and by introducing intersymbol interference through increased sidelobe levels.en
dc.description.sponsorshipInternational Foundation for Telemeteringen
dc.identifier.issn0884-5123-
dc.identifier.issn0074-9079-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/614287-
dc.identifier.journalInternational Telemetering Conference Proceedingsen
dc.typetexten
dc.typeProceedingsen
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.telemetry.org/en
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