Lec34Radars - Big Radar Hardware By Wesley E. Swartz School...

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1 By Wesley E. Swartz School of Electrical and Computer Engineering Cornell University Big Radar Hardware ECE488 Spring 2003 Swartz 06/4/12 Global Incoherent Scatter Radars Radio Observatorio de Jicamarca Photo by Wes Swartz Millstone Hill Incoherent Scatter Radar Massachusetts, USA MU Radar, Japan MU Radar Main Array
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2 Sondre Stromfjord Radar, Greenland CUPRI in Narssarssuaq, Greenland CUPRI electronics in Narssarssuaq Visual Aurora beyond the CUPRI Antenna Way beyond! (Narssarssuaq) CUPRI on the Lowboy CUPRI in Alcântara, Brazil
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3 EISCAT, Tromso, Norway EISCAT and CUPRI Yes, CUPRI was there in Tromso, Norway, too! CUPRI in Lycksela, Sweden Raising a tower in Lycksela Altair Radar in Kwajalein CUPRI was there, too! CUPRI in Kwajalein
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4 Radio Observatorio de Jicamarca Radio Observatorio de Jicamarca Next two pictures were taken from this mountain! Photo by Wes Swartz Jicamarca Radio Observatory Last two pictures were taken from here Just to prove I really was there! Radio Observatorio de Jicamarca 18432 Crossed Dipoles 84,680 m 2 View of site prior to construction
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5 acio farm Cajamarquilla Ruins Early road to Jicama Jicamarca site from the air - 1959 JRO partly finished in 1961 Last (“gold”) dipole (#18,432), 1962 Ground screen of chicken wire Feeding a 64 th 6-inch COAX under sun-shading boards Feed to one row of dipoles Connections and Balun via RG17 Twin-Lead to 12 rows of dipoles 6 Inch COAX Feeding RG17 to a 64 th
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