AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS ANTICIPATE IMPROVED COMMUNICATIONS and more flights over the Gulf of Mexico now that Harris Corp. Transcomm Div. has won the FAA's $10-million Buoy Communications System development contract. ATC now limits the number of flights because of the limited range capabilities of traditional VHF radio communications in use. Harris is to equip six strategically placed buoys in the Gulf of Mexico with satellite communications, with the first two buoys expected to be ...

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