Specifications

HIAPER Cloud Radar Specifications
Parameter Specification
Antenna 0.3 m, Cassegrain
Antenna gain 46.21 dB
Antenna 3 dB beam width 0.68°
Polarization Linear (H)
Transmit frequency 94.40625 GHz
Transmitter Klystron
Peak transmit power 1.6 kW
Pulse width 0.2 – 1.0 μs
PRF 10 kHz
System noise power -104 dBm
Receiver noise figure 8.9 dB
Receiver Bandwidth 20 MHz
Receiver Dynamic Range 76 dB
First IF 156.25 MHz
Second IF 1406.25
Range resolution 30 - 150 m
Unambiguous range 15 km
Along-flight track resolution at 5km range 50 m
Typical reflectivity uncertainty 0.4 dB
Sensitivity (0 dB SNR) -39.6 dBZ at 1 km
Unambiguous velocity ±7.75 m/s
Typical radial velocity uncertainty 0.2 m/s at W=2 m/s
Dwell time 100 ms