August 1984 | NTIA Technical Report TR-84-157

Measurement Procedures for the Radar Spectrum Engineering Criteria

John J. Sell

Abstract: NTIA and member agencies of the Interdepartment Radio Advisory Committee (IRAC) have long recognized the need for a set of measurement procedures to augment the Radar Spectrum Engineering Criteria (RSEC). In light of this, a Working Party was formed under the auspices of the Technical Subcommittee Standards Working Group of the Technical Subcommittee, TSC, a subcommittee of the IRAC, for the purpose of developing such a set of measurement procedures. This report presents one or more test procedure(s) for each of the equipment parameters covered by the RSEC that will yield adequate measured data for checking against the RSEC. The included procedures and this report were approved by the IRAC.

Keywords: Radar Spectrum Engineering Criteria (RSEC); antenna; measurement procedures; radar spectrum; engineering criteria; receiver; transmitter

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Disclaimer: Certain commercial equipment, components, and software may be identified in this report to specify adequately the technical aspects of the reported results. In no case does such identification imply recommendation or endorsement by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, nor does it imply that the equipment or software identified is necessarily the best available for the particular application or uses.

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