S & X Band RADAR Beacon – RACON
Linwave RACON is a transmitter-receiver installed at a fixed Marine navigational mark. When illuminated by RADAR; it automatically returns a distinctive signal which can appear on the display of the triggering radar, providing range, bearing and identification information.
The unit is Dual band (S/ 2.9-3.1GHz & X / 9.2-9.5GHz) Transceiver compatible with both Magnetron and Solid state Marine RADARs reception for navigation support.
Unit resolves frequency input pulse widths of 50nS to within +/-1MHz and maintains accuracy with multiple simultaneous input targets replying with a predetermined Morse character providing a response of 30dbm RF to the antenna. Units are rated to IP-67, operating from -40 to +70C .
Successful deployments by our Marine Market Value added distributor have been positively recd and highlight successful integration of the detailed sub tasks including Bespoke antenna design, MW frequency agile wide band receiver, firmware, digital control and power management.