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Two Brochures Available

On Sperry's Doppler

Speed, Navigation Systems

Two brochures on two distinct doppler systems have been pub- lished recently by Sperry Marine

Systems, Great Neck, N.Y.

One brochure concerns Sperry's

Doppler Speed Log which meas- ures speed and distance move- ments. The eight-page brochure describes the special features of the system—its components, in- stallation planning data, specifi- cations, and cabling. The system can be used with advanced radar, navigation, and computer sys- tems either for new building or retrofitting.

The second eight-page brochure provides similar technical infor- mation on Sperry's Doppler Nav- igation Sonar (DNS). The DNS is a high-technology navigation system designed for use as a bot- tom and or water reference nav- igator for submersibles and sur- face vessels. Used in conjunction with a compass or gyrocompass, it provides the operator with pri- mary navigation data including desired course set by the navi- gator, distances on course and across course, total speed, devi- ation from the desired course, al- titude above the ocean floor, and compass heading.

For a free copy of the bro- chures,

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SNAME Requests

Technical Papers

For 1982 Annual

The Society of Naval Archi- tects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) has issued a call for technical papers to be delivered at the 1982 meeting to lie held

November 18-20—its 90th meet- ing.

The papers are selected for ap- peal to the broadest, most tech- nically sophisticated audience possible. Members and nonmem- bers are encouraged to prepare proposals on any topic of inter- est to the marine field. Papers concerned with recreational boat- ing or marine engineering are especially welcome.

SNAME has requested that a 400- to 500-word abstract, plus a tentative outline, be sent to headquarters at One World Trade

Center, Suite 1369, New York,

N.Y. 10048, by October 31. The

Papers Committee will review the proposals by December 1981 and will ask selected authors to pre- pare a finished manuscript by

April of 1982.

Five Executive

Promotions Announced

At Perko

Five promotions, including the appointment of an executive vice president and two new vice pres- idents, have been announced at

Perko, Inc., Miami, Fla., manu- facturer of marine lights, hard- ware, and accessories.

The announcement was made recently by Marvin S. Perkins, president.

Leroy F. Hollenbeck. formerly vice president, has been appointed executive vice president. He will continue to oversee manufactur- ing activities, but will also lie responsible for additional man- agement functions. Mr. Hollen- beck has been with Perko ap- proximately 22 years.

Allen W. Matthews Jr., vice president of sales, becomes vice president of marketing. John P.

Rush, sales manager, was pro- moted to assistant vice president of marketing.

Additionally, Mike Angelone has been named vice president of data processing, and K. Timothy

LePage has been named vice pres- ident of purchasing.

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