Almost every year somewhere in the world a weather radar
is damaged by lightning.
The weather radar
is a huge step forward in our ability to collect rainfall data from all areas across the region, including the Tees Valley, and will allow Northumbrian Water to have a better understanding of the performance of our sewerage network in times of heavy rainfall.
There haven't been any significant upgrades in the national network of weather radars
since NEXRAD was introduced back in 1988.
If all this holds together, we feel it could be an extremely valuable tool that would be complementary to Doppler weather radar
," says Bedard, who also teaches at the University of Colorado in Boulder.
The contract means that Saab will upgrade all twelve weather radar
stations in Sweden to the Dual Polarised Doppler system.
Currently, Honeywell's traffic alert and collision avoidance system (TCAS) TPA100D and its RDR4000 IntuVue 3D weather radar
are widely outfitted on many Boeing and Airbus fleets across the region.
With Honeywell's IntuVue RDR-4000 and 4000M Weather Radar
systems, the Lockheed Martin LM-100J will benefit from the same ease of use and early warning of weather hazards such as lightning, hail and turbulence available in commercial airliners and business jets.
When another device is emitting microwaves at the same or nearby frequency as a weather radar
, the radar may receive interference, its measurements disturbed, and the output images may manifest typical interference signatures such as dots, spokes, or stripes.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-May 28, 2012-Saab wins SEK100m contract to modernise Swedish Weather Radar
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One of the most misunderstood pieces of equipment in the modern cockpit is airborne weather radar
The region's first weather radar
, which will be unveiled today, has been designed to provide faster, more accurate forecasts which could help with flood warnings.
A WEATHER radar
station which will improve forecasting and flood protection for the North-East has been given the go ahead.