Science / Weather / Weather Surveillance Radar (WSR-88D): The newest generation of Doppler radars, the 1988 Doppler weather radar. The radar units, with help from a set of computers, show very detailed images of precipitation and other phenomena, including air motions within a storm.
Surveillance Adjective Synonyms: observation, watch, scrutiny, reconnaissance
Technology / Radar / Radar Zone Of Influence: The area outside the main power beam or outside the beam width. MORE
Technology / Radar / Radar Warning Receiver (RWR): A radar warning receiver is a type of radar detector. MORE
Technology / Radar / Radar Transmitter: A unit of a radar set in which the radio-frequency power is generated and the pulse is modulated. The modulator of the transmitter provides the timing trigger for the radar indicator. MORE
Technology / Radar / Radar System: A radar system includes: a radar antenna, a radar transmitter, a radar receiver, radar signal processing, and a radar display. MORE
Science / Weather / Radarsonde Observation: An upper air observation used to determine winds and other meteorological data, by tracking the range, elevation, and azimuth of a radar target carried aloft. A type of rawinsonde. MORE