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The Valley Forge-Wallops Island bistatic radar has routinely identified high-altitude clear-air atmospheric targets. Bistatically detected target signatures are interpreted in terms of layer and diffuse distributions of scatterers. Simplified numerical models appear to explain well the layer signature characteristics. Locations of bistatically detected targets are compared with locations of meteorological features and monostatically detected atmospheric targets. Comparison shows the advantage gained when bistatic radars complement monostatic observations of clear-air atmospheric targets.