Figure 13. Extended Wind Measuring Set AN/PMQ6.
1. NOMENCLATURE: Wind Measuring Set AN/PMQ6.
to 50 feet using a hand-operated air pump. The mast
raises the transmitter to a position where the wind speed
2. TYPE CLASSIFICATION: Standard A.
and wind direction can be accurately measured with little
2. SECURITY REQUIREMENTS: Unclassified.
ter converts the windspeed and wind direction to elec-
4. PRIMARY USE OR CONCEPT OF EMPLOYMENT:
trical energy to operate the indicator which interprets the
Provides rangewind and crosswind readings in support
of missile or rocket launchings.
wind and rangewinds.
5. BRIEF FUNCTIONAL DESCRIPTION: Wind Meas-
6. TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS:
uring Set AN/PMQ6 provides crosswind and rangewind
readings from 0 to 60 miles per hour. The AN/PMQ6
Windspeed _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 50 mph max.
senses, transmits, indicates, and resolves windspeed and
Range for remote operation. 1 mi max between
wind direction. The equipment is used to correct trajec-
tory data pertaining to azimuth (crosswind) and eleva-
tion (rangewind). Wind Measuring Set AN/PMQ6 which
can be mounted on a jeep or -ton truck includes a trans-
mitter, an indicator, and a mast which can be extended
Extended length _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 50 ft, 1 in.