echo area

echo area

[′ek‚ō ‚er·ē·ə]
(electromagnetism)
In radar, the area of a fictitious perfect reflector of electromagnetic waves that would reflect the same amount of energy back to the radar as the actual target. Also known as radar cross section; target cross section.
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Four days Friday, he was buried Dwyfor in Llanystumdwy, which is where he grew I know that many service people who live in the South Wales Echo area were stationed there during the troubled times of the 1950s.
Of the 16 sides in the ECHO area, half are playing at home tomorrow - Chester FC, Vauxhall Motors, Marine, Skelmersdale United, Prescot Cables, Warrington Town, Runcorn Town and Widnes Vikings FC.
Derek Prescott, 32, who works in the city, was watching the giants waking up on Sunday near the ECHO Area with his partner, Angela Carney, and her mum, Joan.
Our judging panel will now be sitting down to decide which project in the Echo area should receive the pounds 5,000.