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Title: C-Band Scanning ARM Precipitation Radar (C-SAPR) Handbook

Abstract

The C-band scanning ARM precipitation radar (C-SAPR) is a scanning polarimetric Doppler radar transmitting simultaneously in both H and V polarizations. With a 350-kW magnetron transmitter, this puts 125 kW of transmitted power for each polarization. The receiver for the C-SAPR is a National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) -developed Hi-Q system operating in a coherent-on-receive mode. The ARM Climate Research Facility operates two C-SAPRs; one of them is deployed near the Southern Great Plains (SGP) Central Facility near the triangular array of X-SAPRs, and the second C-SAPR is deployed at ARM’s Tropical Western Pacific (TWP) site on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
DOE Office of Science Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1054629
Report Number(s):
DOE/SC-ARM/TR-121
PNNL-22002
DOE Contract Number:  
DE-AC05-7601830
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
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Citation Formats

Widener, K, and Bharadwaj, N. C-Band Scanning ARM Precipitation Radar (C-SAPR) Handbook. United States: N. p., 2012. Web. doi:10.2172/1054629.
Widener, K, & Bharadwaj, N. C-Band Scanning ARM Precipitation Radar (C-SAPR) Handbook. United States. doi:10.2172/1054629.
Widener, K, and Bharadwaj, N. Tue . "C-Band Scanning ARM Precipitation Radar (C-SAPR) Handbook". United States. doi:10.2172/1054629. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1054629.
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abstractNote = {The C-band scanning ARM precipitation radar (C-SAPR) is a scanning polarimetric Doppler radar transmitting simultaneously in both H and V polarizations. With a 350-kW magnetron transmitter, this puts 125 kW of transmitted power for each polarization. The receiver for the C-SAPR is a National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) -developed Hi-Q system operating in a coherent-on-receive mode. The ARM Climate Research Facility operates two C-SAPRs; one of them is deployed near the Southern Great Plains (SGP) Central Facility near the triangular array of X-SAPRs, and the second C-SAPR is deployed at ARM’s Tropical Western Pacific (TWP) site on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea.},
doi = {10.2172/1054629},
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year = {2012},
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