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Basic Concepts

Basic Concepts

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By transmitting radio waves and listening for their echoes, a radar can detect objects day or night and in all kinds of weather. By concentrating the waves into a narrow beam, it can determine direction. And by measuring the transit time of the waves, it can measure range.

Chapter Contents:

  • Radio Detection
  • Determining Target Position
  • Exploiting the Doppler Effect
  • Ground Mapping

Inspec keywords: radar cross-sections; radiowaves; object detection

Other keywords: weather; radar echo; radio wave transmission; object detection

Subjects: Signal processing and detection; Radar equipment, systems and applications

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