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Primus 880 Weather Radar

Description of the radar set, tactical-technical characteristics
Primus 880

Figure 1: Primus 880

frequency: 9345 ±25 MHz
pulse repetition time (PRT):
pulse repetition frequency (PRF): 180, 360, and 480 Hz
pulsewidth (τ): 1 or 2 µs
receiving time:
dead time:
peak power: 12 kW
average power:
instrumented range: 2.5 … 300 NM
range resolution:
beamwidth: 7,9°; 5,6° or 4,2°
scan sector: 120 degrees

Primus 880 Weather Radar

The Primus 880 system is a fully attitude-stabilized weather radar that displays weather in four intensity levels (green, yellow, red and magenta). Depending on place in the radar nose of the airplane this radar unit can being delivered with alternatively available 12", 18", or 24  slotted waveguide antenna. (With Turbulence Detection)