Superseded Standard

IEEE 521-1984

IEEE Standard Letter Designations for Radar-Frequency Bands

Since World War II, radar systems engineers have used letter designations as a short notation for describing the frequency band of operation. This usage has continued throughout the years and is now an accepted practice of radar engineers. Radar-frequency letter designations are used for given reasons. The radar letter designations are consistent with the recommended nomenclature of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). The high frequency (HF) and the very high frequency (VHF) definitions are identical in the two systems. The essence of the radar nomenclature is to subdivide the existing ITU bands, in accordance with radar practice, without conflict or ambiguity.

Sponsor Committee
AES/RS - Radar Systems Panel
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Status
Superseded Standard
Superseded by
521-2002
Superseding
521-1976
Board Approval
1984-03-22
History
ANSI Approved:
1985-02-19
ANSI Withdrawn Date:
2000-07-28
Published:
1984-11-30
Reaffirmed:
1989-11-09

Working Group Details

Society
IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society
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Sponsor Committee
AES/RS - Radar Systems Panel
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