The New Approach in 3D Wind and Turbulence Sensing: uSonic-3 Multi-Path

Details

  • Vertical profiling of cloud targets
  • Compact pulsed Doppler Ka-band Radar (λ=9 mm) with high sensitivity
  • 1 m Cassegrain antenna
  • 3 kW Magnetron transmitter, duty cycle up to 1/500
  • Transmitter with linear polarized signal
  • Receiver for co- and cross- polarized signals
  • Multi peak evaluation of Doppler spectra
  • Efficient ground clutter suppression
  • Determination of calibrated reflectivity factor (dBZ), radial component,
    peak width, and LDR
  • Target classification of cloud droplets, rain drops, ice particles, snowflakes,
    and atmospheric plankton
  • Up to 2 x 1024 measuring heights (real + imag.)
  • Nominal range 150 … 15000 m
  • Pulse width 100 … 400 ns (range resolution 15 … 60 m)
  • Temporal resolution up to 10 s
  • High sensitivity (at 5 km, 10 s averaging: -41 dBZ)
  • Automated system monitoring, remote access
  • Low power consumption < 200 W
  • No need for air conditioning, air pressurization or air drying

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The extraordinary system sensitivity of the cloud radar MIRA-35 and its compact version MIRA-35C allows profiling of all cloud types in the troposphere including thin fog layers and arctic cirrus.