On the Relevance of the Measured or Calculated RCS for Objects on the Ground - Case Wind Turbines
Conference: EuCAP 2009 - 3rd European Conference on Antennas and Propagation
03/23/2009 - 03/27/2009 at Berlin, Germany
Proceedings: EuCAP 2009
Pages: 5Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Greving, Gerhard; Biermann, Wolf-Dieter; Mundt, Rolf (NAVCOM Consult, Ziegelstr. 43, 71672 Marbach, Germany)
The Radar Cross Section RCS is a useful figure for the characterization of objects in space for radar systems. Electrically large objects on the ground, such as wind turbines WT, do not meet the basic conditions of a plane wave excitation. Measured or calculated RCS according to the standard definition cannot be used for safeguarding and the characterization of WT.