Radar Data Acquisition (RDA).
Ground clutter and range folding.
The Radar Product Generator (RPG).
Base products are near real-time displays and are available after each scan. Derived
products are base products that have been modified or enhanced to produce special
Principal User Processor (PUP).
A graphic tablet and puck
Associated Principal Users (APUPs).
A52. Dedicated telephone lines.
A53. Archive Level IV
A volumetric product requires the entire volume of radar coverage (all elevation
angles) to be scanned.
A55. Mode A, VCP 11.
Precipitation measurement, storm warnings, and wind profiling.
The RPS provides an automated way of managing RPG workload and allows users to
identify and access up to 20 routinely required products.
Alert-paired products are transmitted whenever criteria for severe weather is met.
They are sent in conjunction with an alert message.
Reflectivity values from scatterers in the radars viewing area.
Velocities moving toward the radar (negative values).
A62. The RDA.
Lack of target height information.
To display an estimate of the atmospheres liquid water vapor content in the vertical.
Few scatterers in the atmosphere, thus drier air.