modulated continuous wave


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modulated continuous wave

[′mäj·ə‚lād·əd kən¦tin·yə·wəs ′wāv]
(communications)
Wave in which the carrier is modulated by a constant audio-frequency tone.
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The Blighter low power solid-state passive electronic scanning array radar features frequency modulated continuous wave (FMCW) transmission technology combined with sensitive Doppler target detection.
The frequency modulated continuous wave (FMCW) 76GHz technology, with radar design and the ability to operate 24/7 in all weather conditions.
The Blighter B400 series electronic scanning radars - with Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave (FMCW) and Doppler processing - form part of an integrated perimeter security system at Heathrow, developed and supplied to BAA plc, the airport operator, by Touchstone Electronics, a specialist security provider to the UK airport industry.
Blighter Scout detects small and slow moving targets - even in cluttered environments - due to the radar's coactive Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave (FMCW) Doppler fast-scan processing.
Once the survey line was in place, NASA IceBridge -- a six-year NASA mission, and largest airborne survey of Earth's polar ice ever flown -- flew a dedicated mission along the survey line, collecting data with an instrument suite that included the Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM), a high precision, airborne scanning laser altimeter; the Digital Mapping System (DMS), a nadir viewing digital camera; and the University of Kansas ultra-wideband Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave (FMCW) snow radar.