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Introducing SkyRadar's Surveillance Simulator for ICAO-based ATSEP training

SkyRadar's PSR/SSR Simulator Suite includes Pulse, CW, and FMCW radar simulators, SSR Mode A/C and S, ADS-B and more!

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Primary Surveillance Radar for ICAO-based ATSEP training

SkyRadar's PSR Base Module is one of the leading primary surveillance training radar with unlimited concurrent users. This articles gives a short introduction.

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What Training Equipment is Required for ATSEP Training?

Traditional teaching methods, including lectures and book study are an important part of ATSEP training. However, the most important part of ATSEP training is the use of training equipment that exposes students to situations they will or might encounter throughout their careers as ATSEP. The use of radar equipment and simulators are used throughout all phases of ATSEP training under both ICAO and EASA training requirements.

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How is ATSEP training structured according to ICAO and EASA

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) have developed requirements for the structuring of ATSEP training. While ICAO’s requirements in its training structure apply worldwide, EASA’s requirements for training apply to ATSEP in European countries and slightly differ from ICAO’s requirements.

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Radar Waves and Sonar Waves

Most people have heard of the term “radar waves” and are familiar with the idea that radio waves use radar to somehow “detect an object” that is out in the distance or out in an area somewhere.

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What is ATSEP in Air Traffic Control according to ICAO and EASA and what their expectations

The acronym ATSEP refers to Air Traffic Safety Electronic Personnel. This select group of technical specialists provide and support the electronics and the software used to operate and allow air traffic safety (ATS) systems. This includes communications, navigation and surveillance and air traffic management systems (CNS/ATM). The ATSEP group is comprised of technicians, engineers and computer software and hardware specialists.

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Radar Technology - a short history

Radar technology is the spine of Air Traffic Control. But its success story is far from saturated. During the last 10 years radar started entering automotive technology, manufacturing and even e-health. This article gives a brief history of radar technology, from the first steps around Heinrich Hertz until now. 

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Animated Explanation of the Radar Principle

The principle of a radar system consists of emitting a wave and receiving the reflected wave that was reflected by an object (target).

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ATCO Training and Training Equipment in Air Traffic Control

This article discusses what an ATCO is and what training and training equipment is required to be licenced for international air traffic control.

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