Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory electronic vehicle identification system

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A three-digit electronic identification system is described. Digits may be decimal (1000 combinations) or hexidecimal (8192 combinations). Battery-powered transponders are interrogated with a lower-power (1 W) radio signal. Line-of-sight interrogations up to 33 m (100 ft) are possible. Successful interrogations up to 7 m (20 ft) are possible for concealed transponders (that is, in the engine compartment). Vehicles moving at high rates of speed can be interrogated. This system provides data in a computer-compatible RS232 format. The system can be used for other applications with little or no modification. A similar system is in present use for identification and temperature ... continued below

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Landt, J.A.; Bobbett, R.E.; Koelle, A.R. & Salazar, P.H. January 1, 1980.

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A three-digit electronic identification system is described. Digits may be decimal (1000 combinations) or hexidecimal (8192 combinations). Battery-powered transponders are interrogated with a lower-power (1 W) radio signal. Line-of-sight interrogations up to 33 m (100 ft) are possible. Successful interrogations up to 7 m (20 ft) are possible for concealed transponders (that is, in the engine compartment). Vehicles moving at high rates of speed can be interrogated. This system provides data in a computer-compatible RS232 format. The system can be used for other applications with little or no modification. A similar system is in present use for identification and temperature monitoring of livestock. No unforeseen problems exist for expanding the coding scheme to identify larger numbers of objects.

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  • International conference: security through science and engineering, Berlin, F.R. Germany, 23 Sep 1980

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  • Report No.: LA-UR-80-1513
  • Report No.: CONF-800913-1
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5200578
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1057459

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Landt, J.A.; Bobbett, R.E.; Koelle, A.R. & Salazar, P.H. Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory electronic vehicle identification system, article, January 1, 1980; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1057459/: accessed August 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.