radar clutter


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radar clutter

[′rā‚där ‚kləd·ər]
(electromagnetism)

radar clutter

Unwanted signals, echoes, or images on the face of the display tube that interfere with the observation of desired signals. Radar clutter is caused by returns from the ground (ground clutter) or clouds with electrically charged particles. See ground clutter.
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Rey, "High resolution radar clutter statistics," IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol.
Wang, "A four parameter M-profile model for the evaporation duct estimation from radar clutter," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol.
That nation was recently forced to tackle the windmill radar clutter issue in both the technical and policy realms.
In this case, if radar clutter is experienced, whether from a wind turbine or other obstacle, the controller may assume that the return is not from an unknown aircraft and will not need to take any action.
Chapter 2 explains the effects of platform motion on both CW and pulsed radar clutter.
During the first two days of Session 1, there was considerable radar clutter in the southern and southeastern zones.
ECM time-gated waveforms must be synchronized with the radar waveform to avoid signal "walk through" RFI and resultant ECM cross modulation of radar clutter return signals.
Wang, "A four-parameter M-profile model for the evaporation duct estimation from radar clutter," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol.
Secondly, a pure radar clutter (a return signal without target) may agree with a fractal model commendably, but the existence of a target will change its fractal characteristics remarkably even if being in a environment with strong clutters.
A ship in a seaway is surrounded by the radar clutter created by waves.
Steinberg, "Self-cohering Large Antenna Arrays Using the Spatial Correlation Properties of Radar Clutter," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol.