Specifications

ELDORA Specifications
Number of Radars 2 (fore and aft)
Wavelength 3.2 cm
Transmit Frequency 9.3 - 9.8 GHz
Beamwidth (circular) 1.8o
Antenna gain 3.7 dB
Polarization (00 elevation) horizontal
First Sidelobe Power -35 dB
Beam Tilt Angle (fore and aft) +- 15 - 19o
Antenna Rotation Rate 5 - 144 o/s
Dwell Time 7 - 50 ms
Rotation Sampling Rate 0.75 - 2.00o
Peak Transmitted Power 35 - 40 kw
Receiver Bandwidth 1.5 - 4.0 MHz
Receiver Temperature (at antenna) < 600o K
Pulse Repetition Frequency 2000 - 5000 Hz
Minimum Detectable Signal (at 10km) -12 dBZ
Unambiguous Range 20 - 90 km
Unambiguous Velocity (single PRT) +-13 - 20 m/s
Unambiguous Velocity (dual PRT) +- 80 - 110 m/s
Number of Frequencies 4
Pulse Chip Length 0.25 - 3.00 us
Range Averaging 1-4 gates
Total Cell Length 37.5 - 1200 m
Along Track Sweep Spacing 0.3 - 1.0 km