Corpus ID: 134721073

Radar detection system for detection of objects at sea.

@inproceedings{Strijbos1995RadarDS,
  title={Radar detection system for detection of objects at sea.},
  author={Johannes Hubertus Mar Strijbos and Jeroen Arend Spruyt},
  year={1995}
}
When lifeboats or rescue helicopters are guided to a search area by the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System - GMDSS - that satellite system can only pinpoint the source of the distress signal to within about a five kilometre radius. For the close search, the Search and Rescue Transponder System - SART - is used. The present transponder uses the rescue vehicle's own navigation radar to replace SART equipment. Signals from the radar transmitter (1) are received (8) by the transponder (3… CONTINUE READING

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