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Instrument: AWi Radio-Echo Sounding system

Name AWi Radio-Echo Sounding system
Acronym Radio-echo-sounder
Manufacturer Institut f. Hochfrequenztechnik, TU Hamburg-Harburg/Optimare Sensorsysteme AG, Bremerhaven
Manufacturer website http://www.tu-harburg.de/et3/home/index.html http://www.optimare.de
Operated by AWI
Operated onboard

Instrument type

Name RADAR
Acronym Radar

Principle of operation

Measured parameter Reflectivity
Operating principle

Measurement(s) Active Remote Sensing

Dimension and weight

External dimension 2 antennas: 120x250x100cm 3 19" housings: 20x 50x 50cm
Weight 150.0

Performance

Operating mode Remote sensing
Range

Resolution

Sensitivity

Accuracy

Bandwidth

Modifications

Operational restriction

1 operator required

Operational requirements

322W/ 28 V DC

Certification approvals

Polar2 only

Additional information

Access, host and processing

Access

Could also fit on any aircraft having the following characteristics

General description

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