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Instrument: APR-2 : Second Generation Airborne Precipitation Radar
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The Second Generation Precipitation Radar (PR-2) is a dual-frequency, Doppler, dual-polarization radar system that includes digital, real-time pulse compression, extremely compact RF electronics, and a large deployable dual-frequency cylindrical parabolic antenna subsystem. The PR-2 radar flew on the NASA DC-8 aircraft during the field experiment.
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