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radar repeaters

Definition/Scope: An electronic device wherein a radar signal is received, delayed, amplified, modulated, and retransmitted back to the emitting radar. A radar repeater acts in conjunction with several radar systems and serves as the master timing device in analyzing the return of the video in a radar system. It provides that capability to various other locations physically remote from the radar system. Each repeater has the ability to select the outputs from any of the desired radar.

Used For:

radar indictors

Broader Terms:

repeaters (electromagnetic)

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