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Published on October 22, 2007

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Radar Systems for Bird Detection in the Local Area:  Radar Systems for Bird Detection in the Local Area Ron Merritt DeTect, Inc 621 West Baldwin Road Panama City, Florida 32405 Radar Systems for Bird Detection:  Radar Systems for Bird Detection Brief History of USAF Bird Radar Programs Current Radar Technologies BirdRad Mobile Bird Detection Radar Systems Other/Future Radar Technologies ASR-9, ASR-11,TDWR Radar Systems for Bird Detection:  Radar Systems for Bird Detection History of USAF funded Bird Radar Programs Mobile Avian Radar Systems - Dare County Bombing Range, N.C. (1994-1996) Low-cost Marine Radar X-band (3cm) S-Band (10 cm) Monitor output Manual Data extraction Radar Systems for Bird Detection:  Radar Systems for Bird Detection History of USAF funded Bird Radar Programs Mobile Avian Radar Systems – Moody AFB / Grand Bay Weapons Range, Georgia (1996 – 1998) Video output Bar code data entry Radar Systems for Bird Detection:  Radar Systems for Bird Detection History of USAF funded Bird Radar Programs Avian Radar Systems – Offutt AFB (1998) Radar Systems for Bird Detection:  Radar Systems for Bird Detection USAF S-Band at YVR Two radar system X-band for altitude S-band for x-y tracking Target Classification speed size intensity Clutter suppression Automated data output MS Access Database Radar Systems for Bird Detection:  Radar Systems for Bird Detection USAF Bird Monitoring Program (ACC) - NM USAF S-Band for tracking Aircraft associated with acoustic monitoring program for Spotted Owl research Slide8:  Current Radar Technologies BirdRad (US Navy) Mobile Bird Detection Radar Systems Radar Systems for Bird Detection Slide9:  US Navy BirdRad Single X-band Radar 3 degree pencil beam antenna Video output to PC “Frame grabber” every 30 seconds Manual interpretation of data No clutter suppression No target classification No automated output Slide10:  US Navy BirdRad BirdRad Units currently located at NAS Pax River NAS Point Magu MCAS Cherry Point NAS Whidbey Island SSC San Diego Clemson University Elmendorf AFB Radar Systems for Bird Detection:  Radar Systems for Bird Detection Mobile Bird Detection Radar Systems - Merlin tm Dual Radar System S-band (30/60 kW) X-band (25/50 kW) Clutter suppression Target Classification Automated output GIS format Remote Link Real-time updates 2 seconds Radar Systems for Bird Detection:  Radar Systems for Bird Detection Radar Systems for Bird Detection:  Radar Systems for Bird Detection Radar Systems for Bird Detection:  Radar Systems for Bird Detection Other Radar Systems at Airports:  Other Radar Systems at Airports Austin ASR-9 ASR-9 or DASR-11 Radar Systems for Bird Detection:  Radar Systems for Bird Detection Terminal Doppler Weather Radar (TDWR) Radar Systems for Bird Detection:  Radar Systems for Bird Detection Current Radar Technologies Summary:  Summary A variety of radar systems are available to assist in resolving bird/aircraft conflicts Current radar/computer technology can provide cost effective service using marine radar systems on permanent or mobile platforms Bird Detection Radar Systems can be remote-linked to the end user in real time for bird avoidance and bird dispersal activities – pest management Bird Detection Radar Systems can be used to archive bird distribution data to assist in environmental planning activities such as habitat management and or new construction programs Questions?:  Questions? Ron Merritt 621 West Baldwin Road Panama City, Florida 32405 850.763-7200 Bashman@aol.com

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