constant-false-alarm rate

constant-false-alarm rate

[¦kän·stənt ‚fȯls ə′lärm ‚rāt]
(electronics)
Radar system devices used to prevent receiver saturation and overload so as to present clean video information to the display, and to present a constant noise level to an automatic detector.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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