Accession Number:

AD0738305

Title:

Polar Fox II - Experimental Phase

Descriptive Note:

Semi-annual technical rept. no. 1

Corporate Author:

RAYTHEON CO SUDBURY MA

Report Date:

1971-12-15

Pagination or Media Count:

71.0

Abstract:

The report describes the Polar Fox II HF backscatter system built by Raytheon Company. This system will be used to collect data relating to the effects of auroral clutter on a HF radar system. The Polar Fox II System consists of a transmitter-receiver site co-located north of Caribou, Maine, and three remote beacon sites one in Thule and in Narssarssuaq, Greenland, and the other in Keflavik, Iceland. The receiver-processors are described along with measurements of system performance. Also discussed is the co-located transmitter site and the transmitter and receiver antenna arrays. The processing and displays to be used in the analysis of the data are also presented.

Subject Categories:

  • Active and Passive Radar Detection and Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE