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RADAR Search and Weather Radar (AN/APN-59)>

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1 of 10 RADAR Search and Weather Radar (AN/APN-59)> Objective

After this lesson, the students will be able to understand Introduction of search Radar

1 of 10 RADAR RADAR Search and weather Radar (APN-59) >FOD Search and Weather Radar (AN/APN-59)>

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Foreign Object Damage


Where does it come from?

Improper Aircraft Maintenance

Airfield Construction
Poor Housekeeping Vehicles / Equipment

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Safety

Before & after rectification must inspect the sys for any FOD witch leads towards short circuiting or damage to the equipments

1 of 10 RADAR RADAR Search >Safety 1 of 10 Search and and weather WeatherRadar Radar(APN-59) (AN/APN-59)>

CAUTION Ensure that the DC power supply output does not exceed 27 VDC at any time as to ensure that the displays are not damaged

1 of 10 RADAR RADAR and Weather Radar (AN/APN-59)> Search & Weather Radar Sys (APN-59) > Defect

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Discrepancy
RARAR tilt is U/S & tilt OUT by + 10 degrees. range knob is U/S

Cause
T/Shooting c/out found antenna and C-1242 faulty

Remedial Action
Antenna and C-1242 replaced with S/A and IP-239 indicator range knob adjusted. Ops checked found Sat.
WXR RADRA CONT PNL
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1 of 10 RADAR Search and Weather Radar (AN/APN-59)> Introduction

Purpose
To warn against weather

disturbances
To map terrain To aid in navigation

Applicability
Installed on C-130 B&E

A/C

TO Ref
1C-130B02-8
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1 of 10 RADAR Search and Weather Radar (AN/APN-59)> Introduction

RADAR stands for


RA D A R

Radio Detection And Ranging

Primary radar Range By the reflection time Bearing Moving the antenna Targets Displayed on indicators
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1 of 10 RADAR Search and Weather Radar (AN/APN-59)> Introduction

Radar Fundamentals
Radar sees anything that

reflects its signal

1 of 10 RADAR Search and Weather Radar (AN/APN-59)> Introduction

Radar Fundamentals

Most Reflective

Least Reflective

Wet Hail Rain Wet Snow Dry Hail Ice Crystals Dry Snow

Reflective Levels of Precipitation

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1 of 10 RADAR Search and Weather Radar (AN/APN-59)> Introduction

Radar Fundamentals

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1 of 10 RADAR Search and Weather Radar (AN/APN-59)> Introduction

Radar Fundamentals
Lower 2/3 of a

thunderstorm is the most reflective

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1 of 10 RADAR Search and Weather Radar (AN/APN-59)> Introduction

Radar Fundamentals
At high altitudes its very

easy to overshoot the most reflective part of the storm

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1 of 10 RADAR Search and Weather Radar (AN/APN-59)> Introduction

Radar Fundamentals
How A Raindrop Reflects

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1 of 10 RADAR Search and Weather Radar (AN/APN-59)> Introduction

Radar Fundamentals
Areas of heavy rainfall

may hide other storms

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1 of 10 RADAR Search and Weather Radar (AN/APN-59)> Introduction

Power requirement
115VAC 400 Hz C/B 5Amp ESS AC BUS

115VAC 380 to 1000 Hz C/B 15Amp ESS AC BUS


28VDC C/B 10Amp ESS DC BUS

Location
Radio C/B panel

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1 of 10 RADAR RADAR Search >Safety 1 of 10 Search and and weather WeatherRadar Radar(APN-59) (AN/APN-59)>

CAUTION Ensure that the DC power supply output does not exceed 27 VDC at any time as to ensure that the displays are not damaged

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SUMMARY
Introduction of search and Weather Radar Input power requirement

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1 of 10 RADAR Search and Weather Radar (AN/APN-59)> Q & A

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1 of 10 RADAR Search and Weather Radar (AN/APN-59)> Q & A

Q. RADAR stands for

a b c d

Radio Distance And Ranging Radio Distance And Radiation Radio Detection And Ranging Radio Detection And Radiation

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1 of 10 RADAR Search and Weather Radar (AN/APN-59)> Q & A

Q. How many types of RADAR

a b c d

One Two Three Four

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1 of 10 RADAR Search and Weather Radar (AN/APN-59)> Q & A

Q. How bearing is achieved by primary radar ?

a
b c d

By the time difference between transmitted frequency and received frequency By frequency difference between transmitted frequency and received frequency By moving antenna bearing is not calculated

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1 of 10 RADAR Search and Weather Radar (AN/APN-59)> Q & A

Q. I/P power of AN/APN-59

a b c d

115VAC 400 Hz 28 VDC 115VAC 380 to 1000 Hz 115VAC 400 Hz, 115VAC 380 to 1000 Hz, and 28 VDC

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1 of 10 RADAR Search and Weather Radar (AN/APN-59)> Q & A

Q. Maximum reflectivity area of weather is

a b c d

Lower 2/3 of a thunderstorm Upper 2/3 of a thunderstorm Lower 1/3 of a thunderstorm Upper 2/3 of a thunderstorm

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1 of 10 RADAR Search and Weather Radar (AN/APN-59)> End

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