ERIC Number: ED119884
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Dec-31
Reference Count: N/A
Arizona TeleMedicine Network: System Procurement Specifications, Phase 1.
Atlantic Research Corp., Alexandria, VA.; Arizona Univ., Tucson. Coll. of Medicine.
Defining the system procurement specifications for a telecommunications system designed to provide health services to rurally isolated American Indians living on reservations in Arizona, this document presents detailed specifications for: (1) a complete communications facility; (2) a mobile health communications treatment and diagnosis unit; (3) clinical components (X-ray, laboratory, and examination equipment); and (4) various related professional services. Major sections of this document include: (1) Scope; (2) System Design (purpose; design objectives; geographic scope; information handling; selection of microwave routes; signal routing, system management, and switching; control console equipment; equipment licensing; radio frequency channel assignments); (3) Applicable Documents; (4) Transmission Performance Requirements (voice bandwidth channels, telemetry channel, television channels); (5) Equipment Performance Requirements (video; audio; multiplex channel; microwave radio; teleprinter; slow-scan television); (6) Mobile Unit and Support Relay; (7) Other Technical Requirements (equipment shelters, appurtenances, and radomes); (8) Quality Assurance (testing and testing procedures); (9) General Conditions and Instructions to Contractor; (10) Appendices (path profiles; site maps and photographs; drawings). (JC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Atlantic Research Corp., Alexandria, VA.; Arizona Univ., Tucson. Coll. of Medicine.