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Radar Altimeter: A radar altimeter is used by an aircraft to determine its height above terrain.
Radar Reflector: A metal device designed for reflecting strong echoes of impinging radar signals towards their source. The corner reflector consists of three mutually perpendicular metal plates. Corner refle . . . View Full Definition
Radar Receivers: Clutter is a major practical problem in the use of radar systems. Radar receivers often incorporate special techniques to to minimise clutter.
Radar Repeater: A unit which duplicates the ppi display at a location remote from the main radar indicator installation. Also called ppi repeater, remote ppi.
Radar Screen: Radar screen is another term for radar display.
Radar System: A radar system includes: a radar antenna, a radar transmitter, a radar receiver, radar signal processing, and a radar display.
Radar Station: Radar station is a term used to describe a facility housing a ground radar.
Radar Receiver: A unit of a radar set which demodulates received radar echoes, amplifies the echoes, and delivers them to the radar indicator. The radar receiver differs from the usual superheterodyne comm . . . View Full Definition
Radar Range Equation (RRE): The radar range equation (rre) relates the range performance of a radar system to other radar components and their characteristics.
Radar Gun: Radar gun is a colloquial term for a type of police radar used to measure speed.