MIRAI MR04-05 Doppler Radar

Last Modified: 2016-11-23
: MR04-05
: Raw
: JAMSTEC
: Reflectivity, Doppler velocity
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Instrument:
Doppler radar(- MR14-02)
Manufacturer/model: Mitsubishi Electric Co. Ltd., Japan / RC-52B
Location (from sea surface): 18m
Frequency: 5290MHz (C band)
Peak power: 250kW
Beam angle: <1.5degree
Inertial navigation system
Manufacturer/model: Honeywell Inc., USA / DRUH
Processing system
Manufacturer/model: Vaisala Inc. Sigmet Product Line, USA / RVP-7
Data acquisition software
Manufacturer/model: Vaisala Inc. Sigmet Product Line, USA / IRIS ver. 8.5.10

Parameter
Surveillance scan Volume scan
Pulse width [μs] 2.0 0.5
Scan speed [deg/sec] 18 18
PRF *1 [Hz] 260 900 / 720 *2
Sweep integration 32 samples 32 samples
Ray spacing [deg] about 1.0 about 1.0
Bin spacing [m] 250 125
Elevations [deg] 0.5 0.5, 1.2, 2.0, 3.0, 4.0, 5.0, 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0, 10.1, 11.3, 12.8, 14.6, 16.6, 18.9, 21.6, 25.0, 29.0
Range [km] 300 160
Scan interval 30 min 10 min
*1 Pulse Repetition Frequency
*2 During this cruise, the data were measured with the dual-PRF mode. Therefore, unfolding of Doppler velocity was applied automatically.
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Update History

2016-11-23
An observation data was registerd.