Lecture 7b: S econdary S urveillance R adar (SSR) & A irborne W eather R adar (AWR). B) Secondary RADAR. Secondary Radar is always known as Secondary Surveillance Radar (SSR).
What appear on secondary radar display?
Meaning: Flight Malaysian 092 cruising at 28’000ft with speed of 585knots
The antenna is housed in a radome made of composite materials located in the nose of the aircraft.
CAUTION: weather radar emits harmful radiation, it should not be operated when people are standing within 50 feet of radome or during refuelling.