sensitivity time control


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sensitivity time control

[‚sen·sə′tiv·əd·ē ′tīm kən‚trōl]
(electronics)
In a radar receiver a circuit which greatly reduces the gain at the time that the transmitter emits a pulse; following the pulse, the circuit increases the sensitivity; thus reflection from distant objects will be received and those from nearby objects will be prevented from saturating the receiver.
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