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Ka-band Mobile Doppler Radar
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Other (describe In Remarks Below)
AVAILABILITY
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Two 34.86 GHz single polarization mobile Doppler radar units.
CONTACT
Dr. John Schroeder
Texas Tech University, Wind Science and Engineering Research Center
Texas Tech University Geosciences MS 2101 Lubbock, TX 79409
806-742-2813
john.schroeder@ttu.edu
SPECIFICATIONS
DeveloperDr. John Schroeder
Development SectorN/A
R&D ProgramNo
Years Till AvailableN/A
Investment RequiredN/A
Projected Application
Unit CostN/A
Key Risks
Ease of UseN/A
PlatformsGround
TRLN/A
REMARKS
Texas Tech University, Wind Science and Engineering Research Center is currently building two mobile Ka-band radar units. Specifications: Antenna Gain: 50dB Beamwidth: 0.49 degree Polarization: single, horizontal MDS: -118 dBm (anticipated) Gate spacing: 15 meter Peak Power: 200 Watts PRF: 20kHz maximum Wavelength: 8.6 mm Transmitter: TWTA DSP: Vaisala/Sigmet RVP8 Transmit scheme: conventional and pulse compression
UPDATED ON
3 Sep 2009 13:47