[eagle] Re: PAVE PAWS EMI

Matt Ettus matt at ettus.com
Mon Sep 3 10:59:26 PDT 2007


Juan Rivera wrote:
>
> Folks,
>
>  
>
> In the San Francisco Bay Area it looks like most of the 440 MHZ FM
> repeaters will have to be shut down to avoid interference with the
> PAVE PAWS radar site at Beale Air Force Base in Marysville.  That got
> me thinking that I might be able to detect the radar from my house
> even though it is almost 200 miles away and masked by terrain.  Sure
> enough, I think I can.  I've captured data and audio and posted it on
> my web and on EaglePedia.
>
>  
>
> Click HERE
> <http://www.juanr.com/pages/hobbies/ham_radio/Eagle/PAVE_PAWS.htm> to
> read my log and listen to the audio.
>
>  
>

Juan,

I live in Mountain View, about 125 miles from the base.  If you would
like, we could get together to try to record the radar with some USRP
equipment, which will allow 8 or 16 MHz of RF bandwidth.  This would
allow us to get detailed pulse profiles and other statistics on the signal.

Matt



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