Parameter Descriptor

 

Byte

Type

Description

0

char [4]

Parameter Descriptor identifier (ascii characters "PARM").

4

long

Parameter Descriptor length in bytes.

8

char [8]

Name of parameter being described.

16

char [40]

Detailed description of this parameter.

56

char [8]

Units parameter is written in.

64

short

Inter-pulse periods used. bits 0-1 = frequencies 1-2.

66

short

Frequencies used for this parameter.

68

float

Effective receiver bandwidth for this parameter in MHz.

72

short

Effective pulse width of parameter in m.

74

short

Polarization of the radar beam for this parameter (0 Horizontal,1 Vertical,2 Circular,3 Elliptical) in na.

76

short

Number of samples used in estimate for this parameter.

78

short

Binary format of radar data.

80

char [8]

Name of parameter upon which this parameter is thresholded (ascii characters NONE if not thresholded).

88

float

Value of threshold

92

float

Scale factor for parameter.

96

float

Bias factor for parameter.

100

long

Bad data flag.