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 What is Synthetic Aperture Radar? -- Sandia National Laboratories
SAR systems take advantage of the long-range propagation characteristics of radar signals and the complex information processing capability of modern digital electronics to provide high resolution imagery.
A detailed description of the theory of operation of SAR is complex and beyond the scope of this document.
Since SARs are much lower in frequency than optical systems, even moderate SAR resolutions require an antenna physically larger than can be practically carried by an airborne platform: antenna lengths several hundred meters long are often required.
www.sandia.gov /radar/whatis.html   (798 words)

 SAR Records Encyclopedia Article @ LaunchBase.net (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
SAR Records was a record company founded by soul music legend Sam Cooke in 1959.
The meaning of "SAR" has been disputed; it has been listed as "Sam and Alex Records" (J.W. Alexander was Cooke's business, song-writing associate, and friend) and also as "Sam, Alex, and Roy Records" (Roy being S.R. Crain, Cooke's mentor from his Soul Stirrers days, as well as his pop road manager).
The label was intended to be a place where Sam Cooke could expand his artistic abilities as a writer/producer and to give other struggling African-American artists a venue to record during the racially charged 1960's.
www.launchbase.net /encyclopedia/SAR_Records   (304 words)

 The DLR Airborne SAR Project E-SAR
Today, airborne SAR forms a major subject in the institute, not only to show its technological feasibility, but to exploit its benefits to a range of applications, such as agriculture and forestry.
The decision to develop an airborne SAR system was initially taken to gain sufficient Know-how in SAR sensor design and data processing to support the space missions ERS-1 and SIR-C/X-SAR.
SAR interferometry and SAR polarimetry are new functional modes of the radar, which are on their way to be integrated during 1996.
www.op.dlr.de /ne-hf/projects/ESAR/igars96_scheiber.html   (2830 words)

 SAR Systems Group - Total Project Management Solutions
SAR Associates is a Project Management Systems and Services organization with unique expertise in Project Management software applications and implementation.
SAR is uniquely qualifies to deliver a complete, integrated "Best of Breed" PM solution that will help improve productivity, control risk and better manage valuable corporate resources.
SAR Associates is the official representative for Primavera Systems, and the #1 Dealer in Canada, providing value-added services to an impressive clients list.
www.sarsystems.com   (401 words)

 RF Exposure: SAR Standards and Test Methods   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
SAR is an index that quantifies the rate of energy absorption in biological tissue.
SAR is generally quoted as a figure averaged over a volume corresponding to either 1 g or 10 g of body tissue.
SAR testing is performed on handset devices by placing them at various positions on both sides of the phantom head.
www.ce-mag.com /archive/03/01/miller.html   (2518 words)

 sar(1): Collect, report, or save system ... - Linux man page
Without the -P flag, the sar command reports system-wide (global among all processors) statistics, which are calculated as averages for values expressed as percentages, and as sums otherwise.
Each record contains the hostname of the host where sar was run, the interval value (or -1 if not applicable), the sar timestamp in a form easily acceptable by most databases, and additional semicolon separated data fields as specified by other sar command line options.
The SELF keyword indicates that statistics are to be reported for the child processes of the sar process itself, whereas the ALL keyword indicates that statistics are to be reported for all the child processes of all the system processes.
www.die.net /doc/linux/man/man1/sar.1.html   (2447 words)

 A brief description of SAR
The SAR sensor is mounted on an aircraft or a satellite, and is used to make a high-resolution image of the earth's surface.
SAR uses a wavelength of 1 cm to 1 m, while optical sensors use wavelengths near that of visible light, or 1 micron.
SAR systems generally have very long antennas; one of the longest one is on Radarsat, at 15 m.
sar.ece.ubc.ca /SARintro/SAR.html   (1629 words)

 Search and Rescue Dogs
SAR dogs are employed in a variety of emergency circumstances, such as, urban and wilderness settings to locate missing persons, in situations following a disaster such as earthquake or hurricane, and following avalanche or drowning incidents.
The training of SAR dogs is a lengthy process initially (normally about two years), followed by a life-long commitment to build and maintain a level of confidence and experience necessary to keep the SAR team "mission-ready".
SAR work requires a great deal of time out of your life, in fact, it can become your life; it will cost you thousands of dollars in equipment, travel and training; once you are certified as 'mission ready', call-outs occur at inconvenient times and conditions during a search are likely uncomfortable.
www.uniteddobermanclub.com /sar.htm   (1586 words)

 Verizon Wireless Radio Frequency Emissions
SAR is a measure of the rate of absorption of RF energy in the body.
Although the SAR is determined at the highest power level, the actual SAR value of a wireless phone while operating can be less than the reported SAR value.
This is because the SAR value may vary from call to call, depending on factors such as proximity to a cell site, the proximity of the phone to the body while in use, and the use of hands-free devices.
www.verizonwireless.com /b2c/aboutUs/wirelessissues/radioEmissions.jsp   (831 words)

 SAR & Derby Album Discographies
The SAR label was formed in 1959 in Los Angeles, California, by Sam Cooke and his friend and business partner J.W. Alexander.
SAR stands for Sam, Alex and Roy; the "Roy" is S.R. Crain, originator and manager of the Soul Stirrers gospel group.
The output of the SAR label was gospel and rhythm and blues.
www.bsnpubs.com /sar-derby.html   (807 words)

 Inside Solaris / Configuring sar for your system
One way you can run sar is to specify a sampling interval and the number of times you want it to run.
The sa2 script is a wrapper for sar that forces it to print a report in ASCII format from the binary information in the files sadc creates.
The simplest way to configure sar to run is to edit the sys account's crontab and remove the # signs from the start of the sa1 and sa2 command lines.
dennis_caparas.tripod.com /Configuring_sar_for_your_system.html   (1616 words)

 International Convention on Maritime Search and Rescue, 1979
Parties are encouraged to enter into SAR agreements with neighbouring States involving the establishment of SAR regions, the pooling of facilities, establishment of common procedures, training and liaison visits.
The SAR Convention allowed for amendments to the technical Annex to be adopted by a Conference of STCW Parties or by IMO's Maritime Safety Committee, expanded to include all Contracting Parties, some of whom may not be members of the Organization.
It was designed to help Governments to implement the SAR Convention and provided guidelines rather than requirements for a common maritime search and rescue policy, encouraging all coastal States to develop their organizations on similar lines and enabling adjacent States to co-operate and provide mutual assistance.
www.imo.org /Conventions/contents.asp?doc_id=653&topic_id=257   (1485 words)

 SAR Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Sheriff's Emergency Response Team (ERT) is an all-volunteer SAR team that provides special resources to the Sheriff's Office and to PCSAR in the form of snowmobile teams, four wheeler teams, support units and trained and skilled peoplepower.
The SAR teams also assist the local law enforcement, emergency management, volunteer fire departments and ambulance services when extra help is needed with logistical support or medical/rescue services during serious incidents.
This is the SAR fund you may have contributed to if you voluntarily donated an extra dollar when purchasing a hunting or fishing license or a snowmobile or boat registration in
www.parkcounty.us /pcsar/sarhome.htm   (2955 words)

 Define segmentation and reassembly - a definition from Whatis.com - see also: SAR, segmentation
In a packet-switched telecommunication network, segmentation and reassembly (SAR, sometimes just referred to as segmentation) is the process of breaking a packet into smaller units before transmission and reassembling them into the proper order at the receiving end of the communication.
In the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model, SAR is performed in the Transport layer at both ends.
SAR is used for asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) communications.
searchnetworking.techtarget.com /sDefinition/0,,sid7_gci854752,00.html   (221 words)

 SAR Information
SAR stands for Specific Absorption Rate, which is the unit of measurement for the amount of RF energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone.
The SAR is determined at the highest certified power level in laboratory conditions.
Variations in SAR do not mean that there are variations in safety.
www.mmfai.org /public/sar.cfm?lang=eng   (200 words)

 Parabolic Stop and Reverse at Trade10.com- The science of trading market momentum for stocks, options, futures and ...
When price penetrates the SAR a new calculation is started taking the other side of the market with an initial setting that again allows a certain amount of initial volatility if the trend is slow to get underway.
The SAR can be used to set stop orders later in the trend or as a conformational tool in confirming the trend.
Some traders may consider the SAR for both entry and exit signals but some caution should be applied to this approach as whipsaw losses can mount during a time period of multiple short trend reversals over a short time period.
www.trade10.com /parabolic_s&r.htm   (772 words)

 SYSSTAT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Moreover sar -d is now able to display device names as they appear in /dev thanks to a configuration file (sysstat.ioconf).
Option « -x SUM » was removed from sar, since the calculation of the total number of faults made by the system was rather tricky.
Among others, sar -q now also displays load average for the past 15 minutes, and option -P has been added to sar to display stats on a per processor basis.
perso.wanadoo.fr /sebastien.godard   (1560 words)

The SAR is a high-resolution multisensor geophysical tool designed to study the geological nature and structure of deepwater seafloors (200 to 6000 m).
Since its commissioning in 1984, the SAR has made more than 450 dives, covering 17 000 km2 of seafloor, aboard Ifremer's research vessels, Suroît, Nadir, l'Atalante as well as on the Marion Dufresne, the Discovery and the Hudson.
The SAR system can be taken aboard Ifremer's research ships Suroît, Nadir, Atalante and Thalassa or aboard other vessels with adequate facilities.
www.ifremer.fr /fleet/systemes_sm/remorques/sar.htm   (664 words)

 National Society Sons of the American Revolution
As reported here Compatriots were on hand at both the United States Air Force Academy and Military Academy earlier this...
I would like to project a vision of the future for the SAR - a picture that is solidly based on the foundations of the past and in the reality of the present.
It's a future we approach with a century of...
www.sar.org   (286 words)

 Technorati Tag: SAR
SAR Testing and Consulting RF Exposure Lab, LLC provides SAR testing for wireless devices.
Regulatory SAR Testing and Certificatio Your source for regulatory testing, FCC and European certification.
SAR Equipment Conterra specializes in SAR equipment for use in severe environments, with limited equipment and long transport times.
www.technorati.com /tag/SAR   (554 words)

 Cellular Telephone Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)
These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone.
SAR information is found either in the technical data section located towards the bottom of the technical data page, or in the manual and can be found by searching for the keywords "Specific Absorption Rate".
The highest SAR values reported in the equipment certification test data are usually included in the comments section of the grant of equipment certification.
www.fcc.gov /cgb/sar   (716 words)

Solaris systems come prepared for running sar in either mode, but collection of data in performance logs must be specifically invoked by un-commenting lines in the start script (/etc/rc2.d/S21perf) and crontab file (/var/spool/cron/crontabs/sys) associated with the tool.
The interactive and historical versions of the sar command differ only in where the data is coming from -- from the kernel moment by moment or from one of the log files containing previously collected performance data.
Sar log files are named "sadd" where "dd" represents the day of the month.
www.itworld.com /nl/unix_sys_adm/04172002   (1172 words)

 MET Labs with SAR testing and FCC Certification ®©
Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) testing is the Radiofrequency (RF) dosimetry quantification of the magnitude and distribution of absorbed electromagnetic energy within biological objects that are exposed to RF fields.
International regulatory bodies are requiring SAR evaluations for most portable and mobile wireless technologies.
When portable transmitter antennas and radiating structures are less than 20 cm from persons, except extremities (hands, wrist, feet and ankles), and depending on the device’s frequency and threshold levels, SAR testing may in fact be required.
www.metlabs.com /pages/SAR.html   (553 words)

 Continental Chapter SAR
Arrange with local high school authorities for participation by students who are in their junior or Senior year in the George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest.
Place and dedicate SAR bonze markers at the graves of members and/or Revolutionary War veterans.
This picture is of Dennis Babbitt, President of the Continental Chapter of the SAR and the Continental Chapter Knight Essay winner, Sean Dowling who wrote the winning essay entitled "Man's Unalienable Rights of Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness." Sean is a high school senior attending Burris Laboratory School in Muncie, IN.
www.geocities.com /inssar-south/cont.html   (499 words)

 SIR-C Description
The width of the area mapped out by the radar will vary from 15 to 90 kilometers, depending on how the radar is operated, and the direction in which the antenna beams are pointing.
Because radar backscatter is most strongly influenced by objects comparable in size to the radar wavelength, this multi-frequency capability will provide information about the Earth's surface over a wide range of scales not discernible with previous single-wavelength experiments.
The SIR-C instrument is composed of several subsystems: the antenna array, the transmitter, the receivers, the data-handling subsystem, and the ground SAR processor.
southport.jpl.nasa.gov /desc/SIRCdesc.html   (1333 words)

 SAR Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
When the LCVFD SAR team goes out on a SAR mission they are working for the state police not for Sandoval county or the fire marshal's office.
Some SAR folks are EMTs in which case they are required to work under medical direction, which usually means an MD gets on the radio and talks them through whatever they can do on scene while other medical help travels to the scene.
The Board's main duty is to arrange trainings in SAR topics, with emphasis on those that may be too costly or complicated for individual teams to handle.
www.sulphurcanyon.com /lcvfd/SAR.htm   (1595 words)

 The Somerset-Cambria County (Pennsylvania) Chapter of The Sons of the American Revolution
The SAR is an organization dedicated to the propagation of the values on which America was founded, for which our fore-fathers fought and, in many cases, died.
The SAR is the largest male genealogical society in the United States.
This is not strictly an SAR function, but several of our members will participate and others of the SAR and DAR will be in attendance.
www.shol.com /sar   (559 words)

 SAR Technology: Whats New
In one of the longest and hottest summers in decades approximately 600 wild land forest fires raged across 33,000 hectares of Central British Columbia, caused approximately 30,000 residents to be evacuated from the danger areas.
SAR Technology recognizes the valuable contribution of SAR non-profit and charitable societies and has agreed to provide a major price-break in support of these organizations.
SAR Technology Inc. has received a number of urgent requests from SAR organizations seeking a rapid means of purchasing 'Search Manager' while they are conducting an active SAR mission.
www.sarinfo.bc.ca /sartechnology/ST_WhatsNew.htm   (4145 words)

 New Page 1
You choose from several pre-established templates (for a SAR team some coordination would be required) and then add all the contact information right over the web.
The recent rumors reported on the SAR listserver were due to the cancellation of some presenters but not the entire conference.
We are excited to be able to travel to the Washington State SAR Conference and NASAR Response 2001 in order to present research on Alzheimer's patients.
www.dbs-sar.com /Newsletter/0521.htm   (2482 words)

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