Platform Info Block

 

Byte

Type

Description

0

char [4]

Identifier for the aircraft/ship parameters block (ascii characters ASIB)

4

long

Length in Bytes of the aircraft/ship arameters block

8

float

Antenna Longitude (Eastern Hemisphere is positive, West negative) in degrees

12

float

Antenna Latitude (Northern Hemisphere is positive, South Negative) in degrees

16

float

Antenna Altitude above mean sea level (MSL) in m

20

float

Antenna Altitude above ground level (AGL) in m

24

float

Antenna east-west ground speed (towards East is positive) in m/sec

28

float

Antenna north-south ground speed (towards North is positive) in m/sec

32

float

Antenna vertical velocity (Up is positive) in m/sec

36

float

Antenna heading (angle between rotodome rotational axis and true North, clockwise (looking down) positive) in degrees

40

float

Roll angle of aircraft tail section (Horizontal zero, Positive left wing up) in degrees

44

float

Pitch angle of rotodome (Horizontal is zero positive front up) in degrees

48

float

Antenna drift Angle. (angle between platform true velocity and heading, positive is drift more clockwise looking down) in degrees

52

float

Angle of the radar beam with respect to the airframe (zero is along vertical stabilizer, positive is clockwise) in deg

56

float

Angle of radar beam and line normal to longitudinal axis of aircraft, positive is towards nose of aircraft) in degrees

60

float

east - west wind velocity at the platform (towards East is positive) in m/sec

64

float

North - South wind velocity at the platform (towards North is positive) in m/sec

68

float

Vertical wind velocity at the platform (up is positive) in m/sec

72

float

Heading change rate in degrees/second.

76

float

Pitch change rate in degrees/second.