Figure 3. Radiosonde Set AN/AMT12.
Signals transmitted by Radiosonde Set AN/AMT12 are
1. NOMENCLATURE: Radiosonde Set AN/AMT12.
received by a rawin set which is connected to Radiosonde
2. TYPE CLASSIFICATION: Standard A.
Recorder AN/TMQ5 ( ). The recorder prepares a flight
record on graph paper which is used to evaluate the in-
3. SECURITY REQUIREMENTS: Unclassified.
formation received from the radiosonde set. Information
for the computation of wind direction and speed is ob-
4. PRIMARY USE OR CONCEPT OF EMPLOYMENT:
tained from Control Recorder C577/GMD1 of Rawin
Furnishes data on temperature, pressure, and humidity of
Set AN/GMD1 ( ), from the rise and drift of the radio-
the upper air.
Meteorological data provided by Radiosonde Set AN/
5. BRIEF FUNCTIONAL DESCRIPTION: Radiosonde
AMT12 are used for analyzing and forecasting weather
Set AN/AMT12 is a balloon-borne, battery-powered me-
conditions, guidance of aircraft, planning missions for
teorological instrument which automaticlly transmits ra-
aircraft, and correction on trajectory of artillery projec-
dio signals relating to the pressure, temperature, and
tiles, missiles, and rockets.
humidity of the upper air-to-ground receiving equipment.