Extending the Dynamic Range of an S-Band Radar for Cloud and Precipitation Studies

Abstract

A new S-band vertical profiler with a coupler option for extending the dynamic range of the radar’s receiver is discussed. The added dynamic range allows the profiler to record radar reflectivity measurements in moderate to heavy precipitation that otherwise would not have been possible with this system because of receiver saturation. The radar hardware… (More)

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@inproceedings{WhiteExtendingTD, title={Extending the Dynamic Range of an S-Band Radar for Cloud and Precipitation Studies}, author={Allen B. White and J. R. Jordan and Brooks E. Martner and F. Martin Ralph and BRUCE W. BARTRAM} }