radar clutter


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radar clutter

Unwanted signals, echoes, or images on the face of the display tube which interfere with observation of desired signals.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Among their topics are antennas for radio navigational aids, principles of radar, radar transmitters and receivers, radar clutter, navigational and remote sensing radars, radars for atmospheric probing, aircraft homing system and instrument landing system, vessel traffic management system, millimeter-wave radars and radiometry, and mathematical preliminaries related to radar systems and associated problems.
Yu, "Local degrees of freedom of airborne radar clutter for STAP," IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, vol.
However, the radar frequency should not fall below the maximum usable frequency (MUF) since that would invite radar clutter from sky waves.
It is interesting to note that the UI< Ministry of Defence (MOD) procured the AN/TPS-77 which were installed from 2011 and which are now all operational, so as to mitigate the potential radar clutter which can be triggered by the spinning blades of wind turbines.
Ozturk, "Computer generation of correlated non-Gaussian radar clutter," IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol.
In the previous work, it has been found that the temporal and spatial variations of radar clutter are related to the temporal and the spatial variations of the refractivity profile [6], which contributes to the research of atmospheric refractivity estimation based on RFC (Refractivity from Clutter).
Curry, "Measurements of uhf and l-band radar clutter in the central pacific ocean," IEEE Transactions on Military Electronics, vol.
Some heavy-tailed radar clutter models, such as K distribution [16-18], Pareto distribution [19,20], KK distribution [21,22], are utilized in the target detection scheme design.
Accordingly, a technique named as "refractivity from clutter" (RFC) is presented and developed which can be used to estimate the lower atmospheric refractivity using radar clutter [10-15].
Approval of the TMZs is said to be to maintain a safe operational environment and they will form part of a programme to reduce the impact of wind turbine-generated radar clutter.
The crux of the problem is radar clutter. Both the moving blades and the towers they sit on can create false readings.