Multi-frequency measurement of radar sea clutter at low grazing angles / by H.C. Chan.: Co24-3/7-1410-1987E-PDF

"Sea-clutter has been and continues to be a major source of performance limitations for maritime surveillance radar systems. An understanding of the detailed sea-clutter behaviour is important in devising signal processing algorithms aimed at optimizing radar detection performance under sea-clutter environments. A sea-clutter measurement experiment was conducted in July 1982 at North Truro (near Cape Cod), Massachusetts. The radar equipment employed was a multi-frequency, mobile coherent radar operated by Lincoln Laboratory of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Sea-clutter data were collected at X, S, L, UHF and VHF bands. Because of interferences in the UHF and VHF bands, only X-, S- and L-band data are analyzed. Analyses have been carried out examining the sea-clutter coefficient as a function of frequency, polarization and waveform resolution. Spectral characteristics of sea-clutter in up-wind, cross-wind and down-wind conditions are compared"--Abstract, page 1.

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Department/Agency Communications Research Centre (Canada), issuing body.
Title Multi-frequency measurement of radar sea clutter at low grazing angles / by H.C. Chan.
Series title CRC report ; no. 1410
Publication type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Note(s) "Radar and Communications Technology Branch."
"This work was sponsored by the Department of National Defence, Research and Development Branch under Project No. 041LC."
Digitized edition from print [produced by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada].
Some pages rotated in this copy.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 64-65).
Issued also in print format.
Publishing information Ottawa : Communications Research Centre, May 1987.
Author / Contributor Chan, H. C., author.
Description 1 online resource (v, 68 pages) : illustrations.
Catalogue number
  • Co24-3/7-1410-1987E-PDF
Subject terms Radar -- Interference -- Measurement.
Surveillance radar.
Signal processing -- Digital techniques.
Radar -- Brouillage -- Mesure.
Radar de veille.
Traitement du signal -- Techniques numériques.
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