Design of Multi-Frequency CW Radars
 

by 
 
 M. Jankiraman
 
Published by SciTech Publishing Inc., August 2007

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Errata

List of Acronyms
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VFM    Vertical FM
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VFM    V (Shaped) FM

1. Chapter 1

Section 1.2
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This section is based on the work done by Pace (From [2] 2004, . . .
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This section is based on the work done by Pace (From [1] 2004, . . .

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2. Chapter 2

Section 2.3
Sub-section 2.3.4.2
Second para, last line:
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This method is also called fast convolution processing (FCP).
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This method is called digital correlation.

Para entitled "Circular Correlation":
Add after last line:
This method is also called fast convolution processing (FCP).

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Sub-section 2.3.8
For (equation 2.23):


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3. Chapter 3

Section 3.2
Sub-section 3.2.1
Page 44, last para:
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In out case, it is at 0.5 Hz, since T = 2 second.
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In our case, it is at 0.5 Hz, since T = 2 second.

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Sub-section 3.2.4
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Digital Coded Waveforms can be classified into the following major groups:

  • Phase-coded waveforms. This class of waveforms can be further grouped into two major groups:
  • Binary phase codes, like Barker codes [1].
  • Polyphase codes like Frank codes [1].
  • Frequency-coded waveforms like Costas codes [1].

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Digital Coded Waveforms can be classified into the following major groups:

  • Phase-coded waveforms. This class of waveforms can be further grouped into two major groups:
            - Binary phase codes, like Barker codes [1].
            - Polyphase codes like Frank codes [1].
  • Frequency-coded waveforms like Costas codes [1].

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4. Chapter 4

Section 4.1
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We also studied an antitank missile, which uses continuous waveforms (CW) radar technology for reasons of low probability of intercept (LPI).

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Finally, we will study an antitank missile, which uses continuous waveforms (CW) radar technology for reasons of low probability of intercept (LPI).

Section 4.2
Sub-section 4.2.2.1
Page 58, first para, last line:
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We now examine the math behind this process with reference to FCP as shown in Figure 4-13.
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We now examine the math behind this process with reference to FCP as shown in Figure 2-13.

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Page 59, Figure 4-3 (b): The figure title should read:
Two targets separated 10 m apart: Sweep bandwidth 50 MHz

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Section 4.9
First line:
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Normally, the radar range equation like (1.22) gives us ....
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Normally, the radar range equation like (1.9) gives us ....

Section 4.10
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In order to illustrate the problem, we utilize equation (1.27) to .....
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In order to illustrate the problem, we utilize equation (1.13) to .....

Page 78, last line:
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Using equation (1.27),....
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Using equation (1.13),....

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Sub-section 4.10.1
Page 82, first line:
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Using results of example in Section 4.6 above, ....
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Using results of example in Section 4.10 above, ....

Just below equation (4.63):
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Once again, using the example in Section 4.6, the left....
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Once again, using the example in Section 4.10, the left....

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Section 4.11
Sub-section 4.11.2
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(see Figure 4.18)

Sub-section 4.11.3
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(see Figure 4.20)

Page 88 (last line)
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The antenna uses an interesting Cassegrain configuration [4] with a scanned parabolic mirror as shown in Figure 4-27.
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The antenna uses an interesting Cassegrain configuration [4] with a scanned parabolic mirror as shown in Figure 4-23.

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Page 89:
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It can be assumed that a single mechanical scan takes place in the 200 msec search time (see Figure 4-24).
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It can be assumed that a single mechanical scan takes place in the 200 msec search time (see Figure 4-20).

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5. Chapter 6

Page 151, reference [1]:
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1. Levanon, N., Radar Principles, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1988.
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1. Levanon, N. and Mozeson, E., Radar Signals, Wiley-Interscience, Hoboken, New Jersey, June 25, 2004.

6. Chapter 7

Section 7.5
Page 160, last line:
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...(see Appendix K)...

7. Chapter 8

Section 8.5.1
Page 191, first para,           
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However, there are two broad classes of signals viz. frequency modulated such as LFM, VFM (this is basically up and down chirp juxtaposed next to each other, yielding a V shape giving rise to its name.....
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However, there are two broad classes of signals viz. frequency modulated such as LFM, VFM (this is basically down followed by an up chirp juxtaposed next to each other, yielding a V shape giving rise to its name.....

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Page 192, second last line:
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In view off the structure......
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In view of the structure......

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Page 194, just above equation (8.2):
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In the Pandora radar, there is one more reason why we need to reject it.

Section 8.6.2
Page 200, last line:
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We can see the output from the combiner in Figure 8-15.
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We can see the output from the combiner in Figure J-5 (Appendix J).

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Section 8.10
On page 211:
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Hence, we need to ensure proper channel isolation using steep baseband filters as discussed in Section 8.5.8.
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Hence, we need to ensure proper channel isolation using steep baseband filters as discussed in Section 8.6.8.

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Section 8.11
Page 213, Fig 8.23 is actually Fig 8.22.
 

Page 219, reference [7]:
For:
Levanon, N., Radar Principles, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1988.
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Levanon, N. and Mozeson, E., Radar Signals, Wiley-Interscience, Hoboken, New Jersey, June 25, 2004.

8. Chapter 9

Section 9.6.3
Para 1: For Figure 8.20 read Figure 8.21

Para 2: For Figure 8.21 read Figure 8.20

Section 9.8
Page 226, para 2:
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It can also be used in a pulsed mode as a signal source for pulsed radar.
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It can also be used in pulsed mode as a signal source for pulse modulated radars.

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9.Chapter 10

Caption for Figure 10-15:
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Experimental setup for mine detection using Pandora. (Courtesy IRCTR: Reprinted with permission.)
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Experimental setup for mine detection using Pandora. Note the transmitter and receiver cabinets in the background. (Courtesy IRCTR: Reprinted with permission.)

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Section 10.7

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The Pandora type of multifrequency architecture lends itself not only for CW applications but also pulse radar applications. This includes both unmodulated as well as chirp pulse radars.
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The Pandora type of multifrequency architecture lends itself not only for CW applications but also pulse modulated radar applications. This includes both phase modulated as well as chirp pulse radars.

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10. Appendix B

Section 1.3
Para 1:
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A 6-order Butterworth fits these requirements. This will be an active filter (see Figure B-2).
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A 6-order Butterworth fits these requirements (see Figure B-2).

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11. Appendix E

Para 1, last line:
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This derivation is based on the paper by Stove [1].
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This derivation is based on the paper by Stove [1] and is reproduced here with the permission of IEE.

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12. Appendix K

Page 343, 3rd line:
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To summarize, the following procedure are recommended:
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To summarize, the following procedure is recommended:

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