RaDAPS 24 GHz Micro Rain Radar

RaDAPS 24 GHz Micro Rain Radar

The Metek 24 GHz Micro Rain Radar (MRR-2) is a vertically-pointing, single-pol, K-Band radar. This radar allows high resolution Doppler moments from the surface up to 6 km. The height resolution is adjustable but mainly operates to 2 km. With the MRR, critical radar data such as updraft/downdraft structure and vertical structure of clouds and storms can be collected.

Specifications:
  • Frequency: 24.230 GHz
  • Antenna Size: 0.6 m
  • Peak Power: 50 mW
  • Beam Width: 1.5°
  • Gate Spacing: Adjustable (Set to 35 m)
  • First Gate: 10 m
  • Range: Depends on Gate Spacing (currently 1.5 km)
  • Temporal Resolution: 1 minute