Fixed Ground Antenna Radome (FGAR) Type VNl Operational Test and Evaluation (OT&E) Operational Test Final Report.
FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION TECHNICAL CENTER ATLANTIC CITY NJ
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This report documents the Operational Test and Evaluation OTE Operational testing performed on the Type VVI, Fixed Ground Antenna Radome FGAR First Article. The Type VVI FGAR replaces the original radome at Air Route Surveillance Radar ARSR - 3 sites. This testing was performed on the Federal Aviation Administrations FAA Southern Regions Newport, Mississippi MS ARSR-3 En Route Radar Facility QNM. The testing was limited to electromagnetic performance characteristics evaluation. Electromagnetic performance data was collected by the Memphis Air Route Traffic Control Center ARTCC ZME, the only ARTCC which receives Newport ARSR-3 En Route Radar Facility QNM data. The testing showed no degradation of the antenna electromagnetic patterns. The testing demonstrated that the FGAR meets the Operational Suitability and Operational Effectiveness requirement of the FAA.
- Active and Passive Radar Detection and Equipment