electric scanning

electric scanning

[i¦lek·trik ′skan·iŋ]
(electronics)
Scanning in which the required changes in radar beam direction are produced by variations in phase or amplitude of the currents fed to the various elements of the antenna array.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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We never had electric scanning before, everything used to have little tickets on things.
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