A novel fast time jamming analysis transmission selection technique for radar systems

Kamal Hussein, Mohamed Mabrouk, Bahaaeldin M. F. Elsor, Ahmed Alieldin, Walid M. Saad

Abstract


The jamming analysis transmission selection (JATS) sub-system is used in radar systems to detect and avoid the jammed frequencies in the available operating bandwidth during signal transmission and reception. The available time to measure the desired frequency spectrum and select the non-jammed frequency for transmission is very limited. A novel fast time (FAT) technique that measures the channel spectrum, detects the jamming sub-band and selects the non-jammed frequency for radar system transmission in real time is proposed. A JATS sub-system has been designed, simulated, fabricated and implemented based on FAT technique to verify the idea. The novel FAT technique utilizes time-domain analysis instead of the well-known fast fourier transform (FFT) used in conventional JATS sub-systems. Therefore, the proposed fast time jamming analysis transmission selection (FAT-JATS) sub-system outperforms other reported JATS sub-systems as it uses less FPGA resources, avoids time-delay occurred due to complex FFT calculations and enhances the real time operation. This makes the proposed technique an excellent candidate for JATS sub-systems.

Keywords


dual-polarized antenna; fast fourier transform; jamming analysis transmission selection; jamming mitigation; RF receiver;



DOI: http://doi.org/10.11591/ijece.v11i4.pp%25p
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