Introduction to Radar Systems

My Boat Electronics 34 minutes

This course is an introduction to different kinds of radar systems. The course covers pulse radar vs broadband radar. It includes installation, how to use it, placement of the antenna, and a video demonstration.

A radar is quite common on many boats. However, not many know how to use it. It is recommended to start in good weather and learn how to use it and understand the features. Getting familiar with the radar before exploiting its full potential is essential.

This course covers two types of radar; pulse radar and newer broadband radar. You learn to understand the difference and the usage of the two types.

You will also learn about the MARPA (Mini Automatic Radar Plotting Aid), and Lars will present a demonstration of the pulse radar.

Course author

My Boat Electronics

My Boat Electronics is run by Lars Doktor Kristensen in collaboration with his family. We have emerged as an extension to many years of electronics servicing on many hundreds of different boats and boat types. Moreover, Lars has held numerous of local lectures on that same topic via the company Prokyon. Now is the desire to reach out to boaters with more knowledge about how care should be taken when changing the power system. One mistake can have major consequences and endanger boat owners themselves and other people on board, which not many realize. will primarily be a platform for online education in electricity and electronics on board the boats.

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  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 34 minutes
  5. Intended for: All maritime professionals
  6. Reference: Not based on any reference