frequency-modulated radar

frequency-modulated radar

[′frē·kwən·sē ‚mäj·ə‚lād·əd ′rā‚där]
(engineering)
Form of radar in which the radiated wave is frequency modulated, and the returning echo beats with the wave being radiated, thus enabling range to be measured.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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These types are short-pulse radar and continuous wave, frequency-modulated radar.
In continuous wave, frequency-modulated radar, the signal is swept in frequency in sawtooth fashion over time.
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