Accession Number:

AD0627879

Title:

VISTAR, A PULSE DOPPLER AIRBORNE WEATHER RADAR

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

MOTOROLA INC SCOTTSDALE AZ MILITARY ELECTRONICS DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1964-01-20

Pagination or Media Count:

83.0

Abstract:

The weather surveillance objectives for the VISTAR airborne weather radar are briefly described. The basic operational requirements for VISTAR are outlined and signal flow presented. Detailed system and circuit operation are given and calibration procedures noted. Schematic drawings are not a part of this document. Criticisms of the system are presented and recommendations given. A block diagram is included.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Active and Passive Radar Detection and Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE