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Procedures for the use of aircraft in wildlife biotelemetry studies

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Procedures for the use of aircraft in wildlife biotelemetry studies; 1981; Federal Government Series; Resource Publication; 140; Gilmer, D. S.; Cowardin, L. M.; Duval, R. L.; Mechlin, L.

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This is a report on the state of the art methodology and on questions that arise while one is preparing to use aircraft in a biotelemetry study. In general the first step in preparing to mount an antenna on an aircraft is to consult with a certified aircraft mechanic. Aircraft certification is discussed to provide background information concerning the role of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in regulating the use of biotelemetry antennas on aircraft. However, approval of any specific design of antenna mount rests with local FAA authority. Airplane and helicopter antenna attachments are described. Performance of the receiving antenna system is discussed with emphasis on how variables as aircraft type and antenna configuration [...]

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