SkyRadar Base Module
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PSR Base Module

At the heart of the system, the server card controls a so-called noise radar. This noise is electronically converted into a pulse radar. The transmitter can emit very short pulses through the antenna and monitor the reflected pulses. The pulses are reflected of fixed objects (buildings, trees…) and moving objects (cars, people…) which pass the antenna beam. The Base Module also provides the opportunity to study Doppler effects.
The signals are digitally processed using a Digital Signal Processor (DSP), data is visualized through the analysis and visualization software SkyRadar Scopes. 


General Features

  • Active radar, designed for perfectly save indoors and outside operation (transmitter output power significantly lower as such of a mobile phone
  • The following operating modes can be technically enabled in the hardware
    o   Pulse
    o   Doppler
    o   Moving Target Indication (MTI)
  • Antenna
    o   Standard: Double Horn Antenna
    o   Default operation 24 GHz
    o   Antennae can be exchanged in plug-and play concept
  • Powerful and fast radar image processor.
  • All measurements are performed in real time. No sub‐sampling or substitution techniques.
  • Optimized for detection of real targets in a 3-dimensional space within laboratories or outside , remote controlled remote controlled aircrafts. No limiting target table or rail system required.
A-Scope B-Scope PPI

Receiver with STC, Amplification and Threshold Controls


System Features

Power Requirements  12V, 5V
Output Density at the antenna -2 dbm / 630 µW
Maximum Range with parabolic reflector more than 40 m
Sampling Rate of I/Q Data internal 1 - 4 MBits/s
Dimensions without horn antennas: 141mm x 143mm x 195mm; with horn antennas: 141mm x 143mm x ~240mm
Net Weight 500g - 750g


Range extension, factor 1.00 1.33 2.00 4.00
Carrier frequency 4 Ghz 3 Ghz 2 Ghz 1 GHz
Resolution 3.75 cm 10.00 cm 30.00 cm 100.00 cm
at a distance of 9.60 m 12.80 m 19.20 m 38.40 m
Tracking rate 8 ms 8 ms 8 ms 8 ms


Transmitter Features

Supply Voltage 24V
Supply Current 300 mA
Operating Temperature -20 … + 60 °C

Table: General operative characteristics of the Transceiver

Carrier Frequency 24 Ghz 24,125 GHz 24,250 Ghz
Transmitter Output Power: -6dBm -2 dBm +2 dBm
Transmitter Output Power: 0,25 mW   1,58 mW
Spectral Width 20 GHz 28 GHz
Spectral Density -30 dBm -30 dBm -30 dBm
Frequency Drift vs Temperature -0,3 Mhz / °C -0,3 Mhz / °C -0,3 Mhz / °C
Spurious emission -30 dBm -30 dBm -30 dBm

Table : Operative characteristics of the Transmitter (subsection of the Transceiver)


Receiver Features

Antenna Gain  17 dBi
Receiver Sensitivty – 91 dBm
Overall Sensitivity -106 dBc

Table : Operative characteristics of the Receiver (subsection of the Transceiver)