Free press releases distribution network?

Agency / Source: NEC Corporation

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!



NEC's Dual-Frequency Precipitation Radar (DPR) Obtains Observation Images from the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Satellite - The Dual-frequency Precipitation Radar (DPR) on board the core satellite of the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) program successfully obtained its first images of Earth - NEC.com
NEC's Dual-Frequency Precipitation Radar (DPR) Obtains Observation Images from the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Satellite

 

PRZOOM - /newswire/ - Tokyo, Japan, 2014/03/25 - The Dual-frequency Precipitation Radar (DPR) on board the core satellite of the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) program successfully obtained its first images of Earth - NEC.com. NEC; TSE: 6701

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering IT Services/Network Management Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

The GPM program is an international cooperative mission led by Japan and the United States for highly precise, frequent measurement of global precipitation.

The DPR is the world's most advanced radar of its kind, and helps to identify rainfall throughout the world from its position in space on the GPM core satellite, which plays the central role in the GPM program.

NEC and NEC TOSHIBA Space Systems, Ltd. received an order from JAXA and Japan's National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) to design and produce two types of radar for the mission: a Ku-band precipitation radar (13.6 GHz), which uses a phased array antenna, consisting of 128 antenna elements and is capable of changing the direction of sending and receiving radio waves without being turned around, as well as a Ka-band precipitation radar (35.55 GHz). The two companies are scheduled to continue working with JAXA until the end of August in order to support the initial check of DPR functions and other tasks.

NEC boasts an accomplished record in developing state-of-the-art space technologies through the production of 67 satellites, including Osumi, Japan's first satellite, and the Asteroid Explorer Hayabusa.

The DPR is the successor to the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission/Precipitation Radar (TRMM/PR*), which was launched in 1997 as the world's first satellite-based precipitation radar. TRMM/PR has been in use for more than 13 years, far exceeding its design life of three years.

The DPR makes detailed observations of precipitation using two frequencies. This is enabled through the combination of precipitation radar that uses Ku-band radio waves the same type of radar used by TRMM/PR for observation of heavy precipitation and a Ka-band precipitation radar suited to observing light precipitation. GPM is aimed at enabling global precipitation measurement to be conducted with high precision every three hours, based on data from the GPM core satellite and sub-satellites.

Please see the attachment for an overview of the GPM core satellite and the DPR.

Based on its Mid-term Management Plan 2015, the NEC Group (nec.com) is working towards the safety, security, efficiency and equality of society. Going forward, NEC aims to develop solutions for a wide range of social issues, as a company that creates value for society through the promotion of its "Solutions for Society," which provide advanced social infrastructure utilizing ICT.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering IT Services/Network Management Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Agency / Source: NEC Corporation

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick PRZOOM - Press & Newswire Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+] / [Company listed above is a registered member of our network. Content made possible by PRZOOM / PRTODAY indexing services]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
IT Services/Network Management articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


NEC's Dual-Frequency Precipitation Radar (DPR) Obtains Observation Images from the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Satellite

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name PRZOOM - Press & Newswire and LINK as the source.
 
  For more information, please visit:
Is this your article? Activate ALL web links by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!
|
Contact: Press Office - NEC.com 
 
PRZOOM / PRTODAY - Newswire Today disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any NEC Corporation securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

IT Services/Network Management via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!




Read Latest Press Releases From NEC Corporation / Company Profile


Read IT Services/Network Management Most Recent Related Press Releases:

AXILSPOT Expands Operations to the Middle East and Africa
Radware Powers XO Communications New DDoS Mitigation Service
Columbia College Chicago Builds E-Learning Network on ADVA FSP 3000
Strategic Integration Partners Significantly Increases Cloud Sales 200% with The Evolve IP OneCloud™
AlgoMatch and Arista 7160 Series Drive Advanced Network Enforcement
DigitalRoute to Attend TM Forum Asia on December 7-8 in Singapore
Evolve IP Honored with BroadSoft ‘Game Changer’ Award
ADVA Optical Networking Introduces Ensemble SmartWAN to Accelerate Virtualized SD-WAN
NEC Enhances Security At The 2016 APEC Economic Leaders' Week in Peru
Philip Linehan Joins EDTS as Sales Executive in Carolinas, Georgia

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
 
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business
Find business coaching, life coaching, executive coaching and corporate coaching, best selling coaching books, ...



PREMIUM Members


Visit  La Bella Bakery Artisan Bakery Arizona

Visit  JobsWare.com

Visit  Triggr & Bloom







 
  ©2016 PRZOOM — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About PRZOOM | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneur newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today