Airborne weather radar operates in ... band between ... and ... GHz
9 - 10
airborne weather radar is pulse radar with a PRF of ... to ... pps, which limits range to between ... to ...NM
400 - 550
200 - 300
airborne weather radar Aerial can scan ... degrees left and right and ... degrees up and down with a beam width between ... and ... degrees
3 - 5
decreasing wx radar gain can indicate ...
the most intense areas of return more clearly
If the beam width of wx radar is known the tilt angle can be used to find the relative height of the return. The formula is;
In order to establish whether clouds ahead of the aircraft are at the same height or above, simply tilt the radar beam up by ...
½ the beam width