radar mile


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radar mile

[′rā‚där ′mīl]
(electromagnetism)
The time for a radar pulse to travel from the radar to a target 1 mile (1.61 kilometers) distant and return, equal to 10.75 microseconds.

radar mile

The time required for a radar pulse to travel a distance of one nautical mile and then return to the radar receiver. One radar nautical mile is equal to approximately 12.367 μs (microseconds), and in terms of a radar statute mile, it is equal to 10.75 μs.
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