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Stanley P Knight: Television signal converting apparatus providing an on-screen tuning display. RCA Corporation, E M Whitacre, P J Rasmussen, C A Berard Jr, September 20, 1983: US04405946 (183 worldwide citation)

In a signal converting apparatus such as one including demodulation and remodulation apparatus for converting RF cable carriers to RF carriers having frequencies corresponding to broadcast frequencies, a character generator is coupled to the tuning selector to generate characters representative of t ...


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Charles E Profera Jr: Active reflectarray antenna for communication satellite frequency re-use. General Electric Co, W H Meise, C A Berard, Young, January 18, 1994: US05280297 (121 worldwide citation)

An antenna suited for a communications satellite includes two separately located, mutually orthogonally polarized feed antennas such as vertically and horizontally polarized linear horns. The horns feed an active reflector antenna array. The array includes a plurality of mutually orthogonally polari ...


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Robert L Steigerwald, John N Park: Resonant power supply for an arcjet thruster. Martin Marietta Corporation, J M Breedlove, W H Meise, C A Berard, May 9, 1995: US05414238 (91 worldwide citation)

A power supply for a thruster for space applications (e.g., an arcjet thruster) comprises a series/parallel resonant converter wherein the load quality (Q) factor of the resonant tank circuit inherently varies with arc voltage so as to accommodate changes in arc voltage from initiation thereof throu ...


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John N Park, Robert L Steigerwald, George D Goodman, David B Stewart: Power supply system for arcjet thrusters. General Electric Company, W H Meise, C A Berard, Young, October 25, 1994: US05359180 (70 worldwide citation)

A power supply system for thrusters (e.g., arcjet thrusters) in a spacecraft system comprises lightweight, redundant power supplies that share the power distribution function to the thrusters. Each power supply comprises a plurality of parallel-connected power supply subunits of which the combined p ...


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Thomas V Bolger: Television receiver having picture magnifying apparatus. RCA Corporation, E M Whitacre, P J Rasmussen, C A Berard Jr, July 9, 1985: US04528585 (43 worldwide citation)

Apparatus providing a magnified picture display for a television receiver employs a reduced-size digital memory which stores only the digitized video signal components necessary to generate video signals to produce the magnified picture display. A simplified user-controlled picture positioning arran ...


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Stanley P Knight, John G N Henderson: Television tuning system with electronic frequency adjustment apparatus. RCA Corporation, E M Whitacre, P J Rasmussen, C A Berard, August 30, 1983: US04402089 (41 worldwide citation)

A television (TV) receiver tuning system for selecting one of a plurality of receivable TV channels comprises a frequency selective radio frequency device including trimming elements for receiving TV signals, a local oscillator controlled by a first control signal and a mixer in which the TV signals ...


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Ernest R Jones, James P Foley, Robert K Dockstader Jr: Spacecraft adapter and dispenser. Martin Marietta Corporation, W H Meise, C A Berard, Young, May 2, 1995: US05411226 (38 worldwide citation)

A lift vehicle has an elongated support structure affixed to its upper end, with the axis of elongation of the support structure parallel to or coincident with the longitudinal axis of the lift vehicle. The support structure defines a plurality of attachment planes, each of which includes the axis o ...


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Gerald E Theriault: Multiband tuning system for a television receiver. RCA Corporation, E M Whitacre, P J Rasmussen, C A Berard Jr, October 4, 1983: US04408348 (37 worldwide citation)

A multiband tuning system produces an IF signal from RF signals residing in, in the order named, a first broadcast band, a first cable band, a second broadcast band and a second cable band. A control device generates a tuning signal having a magnitude determined by the frequency of a selected channe ...


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Frank A Linkowsky, John D Bingley: Bidirectional power converter modules, and power system using paralleled modules. Martin Marietta, W H Meise, C A Berard, Young, February 11, 1997: US05602464 (36 worldwide citation)

A bidirectional power converter array has overall voltage feedback, an error signal generator, and plural bidirectional power converter modules. Each module of the array includes a series inductor and local feedback based upon the inductor current. Each module also has a resistive current sensor, pr ...


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Gerald E Theriault: Diplexer for television tuning systems. RCA Corporation, E M Whitacre, P J Rasmussen, C A Berard Jr, August 2, 1983: US04397037 (36 worldwide citation)

A diplexer comprises a first frequency selective filter coupled between its first input terminal and a circuit point, a second frequency selective filter coupled between the circuit point and its output terminal, and third frequency selective filter coupled between its second input terminal and the ...