By admin_wla | Tue, 4 Feb 2014 - 12:13
A nominal frequency range from 4 to 2 GHz (7 to 20 cm wavelength) within the microwave (radar) portion of the electromagnetic spectrum. S-band radars are used for medium-range meteorological applications, for example rainfall measurements, as well as airport surveillance and specialized tracking tasks. Source: NASA (http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Glossary)