Air Traffic Control Radar and Antenna:
- RADAR stands for Radio Detection and Ranging. It provides positional information for the aircraft i.e. range and angle with respect to the RADAR.
- Air Traffic Control Radar is an “L” band surveillance (1250 MHz -1350 MHz) radar with a range of 200 nautical miles.
- This radar antenna rotates at a speed of 5-10 revolutions per minute.
- The antenna is a co-secant squared patterned paraboloid reflector, with single feed horn. It can handle peak power of 2 megawatts range of 200 nautical miles.
Frequency: 1250 MHz -1350 MHz
Type: G-7 (co-secant squared)
Tilt: 0.5 to 5.5
Beam width: 1.25
Gain: 32.5 db
Range: 200 NM
Peak Power: 2 MW
Make: Selenia (Italy)
Feed: Horn Feed
Height coverage: 0-70,000 feet