ERIC Number: ED119886
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-May-25
Reference Count: N/A
Arizona TeleMedicine Network: System Procurement Specifications.
Atlantic Research Corp., Alexandria, VA.; Arizona Univ., Tucson. Coll. of Medicine.
Providing general specifications and system descriptions for segments within the Arizona TeleMedicine Project (a telecommunication system designed to deliver health services to rurally isolated American Indians in Arizona), this document, when used with the appropriate route segment document, will completely describe the project's required communication facilities (radio, studio, and terminal equipment). Major topics presented include: (1) Scope (communications medium and channels, switching, and compatability); (2) System Design (design objectives; signal routing, switching, and system management; control console equipment; equipment licensing; etc.); (3) Applicable Documents (Electronic Industry Association Standards; Federal Aviation Regulations; etc.); (4) Transmission Performance Requirements; (5) Equipment Performance Requirements (video; magnetic tape recorders and playback units; switcher matrices; teleprinter; facsimile; etc.); (6) Other Technical Requirements (cable; prefabricated shelters; towers, antennas, and radomes; failure alarms; order wire; frequency shift key equipment; lighting; etc.); (7) Quality Assurance (acceptance test plan; test procedure and schedule; factory tests; etc.); (8) General Conditions and Instructions to Contractor (definitions; materials and employees; preconstruction submission of drawings; subcontracting; licenses, permits, taxes, and wages; etc.). (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.