"JOURNAL OF RADIO ELECTRONICS" (Zhurnal Radioelektroniki ISSN 1684-1719, N 7, 2017

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The analysis of distribution density of radars types over the radio spectrum


A. S. Podstrigaev, A. V. Smolyakov, M. G. Slobodyan

Bryansk State Technical University, 7, Bulvar 50-letiya Oktyabrya, Bryansk 241035, Russia


The paper is received on July 7, 2017


Abstract. A distribution histogram of 240 types of civilian radars and 423 types of military radars in the radio spectrum based on the analysis of open sources is presented. The summarized histogram illustrating the distribution of all radar types is obtained.

Types of radars forming high-density areas on the histograms are described. For now, the most loaded band is the X-band. This can be explained by the fact that the radars of this range have high resolution for small atmospheric attenuations. For now, the most unloaded band is the millimeter wavelength band (frequencies from 25 GHz and higher). The reason for this is the high atmospheric attenuations. An analysis of the perspective radio spectrum load is performed.

Considering the high resolution and the small size of the microwave path, the millimeter range radars are promising in various branches of both military and civil technics. Examples of such branches include UAVs and personal vehicles.

The obtained histograms can be used in the designing process of electronic intelligence facilities, for operation planning of radio monitoring equipment, for choosing the operating frequencies of developing radars, in the field of communication, radio control, electronic warfare and in other directions of radio engineering.

Key words: radiolocation, radar, radars types distribution, radio spectrum load, radio spectrum, radio intelligence.


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A. S. Podstrigaev, A. V. Smolyakov, M. G. Slobodyan. The analysis of distribution density of radars types over the radio spectrum. Zhurnal Radioelektroniki - Journal of Radio Electronics, 2017, No. 7. Available at http://jre.cplire.ru/jre/jul17/12/text.pdf. (In Russian)