RCS Measurement of Wind Turbines

Konferenz: EuCAP 2009 - 3rd European Conference on Antennas and Propagation
23.03.2009 - 27.03.2009 in Berlin, Germany

Tagungsband: EuCAP 2009

Seiten: 3Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDF

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Rudd, Richard (Aegis Systems Ltd, 30 Anyards Road, Cobham, KT11 2LA)
Rhandawa, Bal (ERA Technology Ltd,Cleeve Road, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 7SA, UK)

A set of measurements has recently been undertaken in the UK with the aim of determining the RCS (Radar Cross Section) of typical wind turbines, both in an isolated location, and within a wind farm. The measurements made use of a triband channel sounder, employing 10 MChip/s PN sequence with off-line correlation. The results from this campaign are presented, with comments on the limitations and implications, and with suggestions for further work.