Uses for Doppler Radar?

Answer Doppler radar technology is used to measure the speed of a moving object, which means it can be implemented in a range of helpful ways. It is based on the Doppler effect, which sees frequencies cha... Read More »

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How to Use a Doppler at Home?

With all the unknowns and "what-ifs" involved during pregnancy, calming some fears and worries can be helpful to expectant parents. Hearing the heartbeat of your unborn baby at prenatal appointment... Read More »

When was Doppler radar first used?

Doppler radar was first discovered in 1842 by Austrian scientist Christian Doppler. However, it wasn't used as it is today until the late 1980s--early 1990s by the National Weather Service, which i... Read More »

What is the cost of a Doppler radar?

The equipment for a Doppler radar can cost as little as $300,000 and, on the high end, can exceed one million dollars. On average, though, Doppler radar equipment prices range between $300,000 and ... Read More »

How does Doppler radar work?

Doppler radar works by beaming a microwave signal at an object and then listening to the reflection given off by the object. It then analyzes the signal received by the object and how it was altere... Read More »