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[wxsig] Array of X1W-4 sensors to detrime direction and distance ?

Gerry Creager gerry.creager at tamu.edu
Wed Feb 13 06:45:46 UTC 2008

FWIW, the acoustic small arms fire work is done with a fixed sensor and 
serious DSP processing.  All the microphones are mounted on one pillar 
and the signals from each are differentially processed.


Stanley Reynolds wrote:
> Some searching turned up this site : www toasystems com
> Some answers but still not sure how practical a simpler solution is, looks like they are using at least 3 sensors separated by several KM. 
> I know the US military is using passive sound to locate small arms fire, wonder if sound with it's slower speed would make a range and direction measurement more practical for a local < 50 feet separation array ? Would obviously reduce the detection range vs RF.
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