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In a project led by Major (Dr.) Harold A. Zahl, two new configurations evolved – the SCR-270 and the SCR-271 (fastened-site). Operation at 106 MHz (2.eighty three m) was chosen, and a single water-cooled tube supplied eight kW output energy. Westinghouse acquired a production contract, and began deliveries close to the end of 1940.

An digital section that controls all those devices and the antenna to perform the radar scan ordered by software. Knowing the shape of the specified obtained signal , an optimum receiver may be designed using a matched filter.

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The first, or pulse, method includes the radiation of a pulse and the measurement of the time delay necessary for reception of the reflected or retransmitted pulse from the target...

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Current Radar

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The use of spaced receivers makes it potential to achieve highly accurate course discovering by measuring the difference in the time of arrival of the signals. Depending on the form of the alerts to be obtained, this measurement could be made by using pulse, correlation, and phase methods. In addition to the comparison methodology, the amplitude technique is used in the evaluation of the envelope of the obtained indicators. This technique can present roughly the identical course-discovering accuracy while at the same time scanning with a slim beam a sector in which there could be several targets. However, an correct resolving functionality for distance entails the usage of indicators with a big bandwidth.

On December 14, 1936, the experimental set detected at as much as 7 m...

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