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2013-09-16 12:32:59

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Sept.16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AUTOTESTCON -- BOOTH #402 -- Eastern OptX today launched a Dopper Radar Testing Program to recreate the actual environment in which radar must operate. Field-testing can require the coordination of a variety of costly assets and platforms including aircraft, ships, and vehicles, which can delay projects for a long periods of time. Now an alternate approach to this testing problem is here, with the recreation of the actual environment...

New Doppler Radar Will Measure Rain And Wind On This Summer's HS3 Mission
2013-08-01 09:29:29

NASA Most aircraft carrying Doppler radar look like they've grown a tail, developed a dorsal fin, or sprouted a giant pancake on their backs. But when the unmanned Global Hawk carries a radar system this summer, its cargo will be hard to see. The autonomous and compact High-altitude Imaging Wind and Rain Profiler, or HIWRAP, a dual-frequency conical-scanning Doppler radar, will hang under the aircraft's belly as it flies above hurricanes to measure wind and rain and to test a new method...

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2011-01-11 23:32:06

Doppler-on-Wheels Gives New View of Lake-Effect SnowsIn this winter of heavy snows--with more on the way this week--nature's bull's-eye might be Oswego, N.Y., and the nearby Tug Hill Plateau.There the proximity of the Great Lakes whips wind and snow into high gear. Old Man Winter then blows across New York state, burying cities and towns in snowdrifts several feet high. This season, however, something is standing in his way.The Doppler-on-Wheels (DOW), a data-collecting radar dish, is...

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2010-10-06 09:20:16

By Brian Wallheimer, Purdue University Doppler weather radar will significantly improve forecasting models used to track monsoon systems influencing the monsoon in and around India, according to a research collaboration including Purdue University, the National Center for Atmospheric Research and the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. Dev Niyogi, a Purdue associate professor of agronomy and earth and atmospheric sciences, said modeling of a monsoon depression track can have a margin of...

2009-11-16 04:30:00

CENTURY CITY, Calif., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pollack PR Marketing Group (PPMG) was selected as agency of record for Pocket Radar, an innovative start-up that designs and manufactures the world's first and only palm-sized speed radar device. Set to be introduced at the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show in January, the Pocket Radar is a sleek, compact, palm-sized, ultra-portable speed-tracking device that combines break-through speed radar technology with point-and-shoot...

2009-09-10 09:04:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. World Radars Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0109905/World-Radars-Market.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Radars in US$ Millions. The specific end-use segments analyzed are Land Based Surveillance, Air Defense Surveillance, Naval Surveillance, Air Traffic Control, and Weather Surveillance. The report provides separate comprehensive...

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2009-08-13 10:45:00

The location of the FINO3 research platforms, the "Dan Tysk" sand bank, is located approximately 80 kilometers to the west of Sylt where up to 80 wind power plants will be located in just a few years. FINO3 is used by researchers to estimate the environmental consequences and technical risks of offshore wind energy parks. Changes in the sea swell are also of great interest in addition to the observations of bird migration or the measurement of lightening frequencies on the sea.To determine...

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2008-12-03 10:33:03

Radar "” the technology that tracks enemy bombers and hurricanes "” is now being employed to detect another danger: when babies stop breathing. In a high-tech twist on the remote devices that allow parents to listen to or watch their baby from afar, University of Florida engineering researchers have built a prototype baby monitor that focuses on a baby's breathing. If his or her chest stops moving, the crib-mounted monitor detects the problem and sends an alarm to a portable unit...