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Secondary Surveillance Radar

Lecture

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This talk will cover Secondary Surveillance Radar (SSR) and its military equivalent and forebear known as Identification Friend or Foe. The origins and the differences between Civil & Military use of such systems will be explained.

Date and Time

22 February 2018 - 19:00-20:30

Location

Newport, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)

Organiser

Organised by the UK - South: Solent local network. Contact dean.obrien@theiet.org for more information.


About this event

 
This talk is an introduction to Secondary Surveillance Radar (SSR) and its military equivalent and forebear known as IFF or Identification Friend or Foe. The origins and the differences between Civil & Military use of such systems will be explained.  The talk will cover how SSR and IFF work including the Uplink and ground link aspects and the implementation and real-world deployment issues associated with secondary radar. The migration to a specific and recent development of secondary radar known as Mode S is explained covering the benefits brought by its introduction and the effects of the environment on the signal in space.

Speaker

Bill Douglas
BAE Systems

Programme

19:00 - Refreshments
19:30 - Lecture Start
20:30 - Lecture Finish

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