Introduction to Radar

Technical Education Webinar Series - Free 1 Hour Webinar Sponsored by National Instruments

Date: March 28, 2018
Time: 8 a.m. PT/11 a.m ET/ 3 p.m. UTC 
Presented by: Scott Bullock, Besser Associates
Hosted by: Microwave Journal
Registration: Register Here


  • The following topics will be covered:
  • Radar Detection and Ranging
  • Pulse vs Continuous wave with applications
  • Radar Modulation
  • Radar Path Budget - Basic Radar Equation
  • Radar Range Equation
  • Range Ambiguity and Mitigation
  • Maximum and Minimum Detectable Range
  • Plan Position Indicator – PPI and A-Scope

Presenter Bio:
Scott R. Bullock received his BSEE degree from Brigham Young University in 1979 and his MSEE degree from the University of Utah in 1988. He worked in research and development for most of his career developing radar simulators and spread spectrum receivers. Mr. Bullock has held many high-level positions, such as Vice President of Engineering for Phoenix Broadband, Vice President of Engineering for L-3 Satellite Network Division, Senior Director of Engineering for MKS/ENI, Engineering Fellow at Raytheon, and Consulting Engineer for Northrop Grumman. He specializes in wireless data link design and system analysis and directs the design and development of wireless products for both commercial and military customers. 
Mr. Bullock holds 18 patents in the areas of spread spectrum wireless data links, adaptive filters, frequency hop detectors, cognitive radios and systems, and wireless telephone and data products. He has published numerous articles dealing with spread spectrum modulation types, multipath, AGCs, PLLs, and adaptive filters. He is the author of two books; Transceiver and System Design for Digital Communications, and Broadband Communications and Home Networking. He is a licensed professional engineer and a member of IEEE and Eta Kappa Nu. He has taught seminars at many different companies for over 10 years and was a guest lecturer on multiple access systems at Poly Technic University, Long Island, New York. He currently teaches seminars for Besser Associates.