echo-splitting radar

echo-splitting radar

[¦ek·ō ‚splid·iŋ ′rā‚där]
(engineering)
Radar in which the echo is split by special circuits associated with the antenna lobe-switching mechanism, to give two echo indications on the radarscope screen; when the two echo indications are equal in height, the target bearing is read from a calibrated scale.
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