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by gruene
Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: KerberosSDR
Topic: Feasibility of a Passive Weather Radar
Replies: 9
Views: 1480

Re: Feasibility of a Passive Weather Radar

oops, this board only works to 1.7 ghz, so WSR-88D's are out of the question without a mixer...

sorry, forgot the board freq limit.
by gruene
Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: KerberosSDR
Topic: Feasibility of a Passive Weather Radar
Replies: 9
Views: 1480

Re: Feasibility of a Passive Weather Radar

It might be possible, to a point. Here's what I know about the WSR-88D radars. (ham that did P/T work at the local NWS.) * Freq: 2880 mhz * 1/2 million watts * 1/2 degree beam with H & V. * high PRF (pulse doppler) * reasonably low turning rate, like 1 min per rev. (guess) * raster scan, starts at t...