range sweep

range sweep

[′rānj ‚swēp]
(electronics)
A sweep intended primarily for measurement of range.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Digital processing is used to maximise measurement speed while minimising power consumption and the equipment is billed as offering a 100 ins full frequency range sweep time and a typical third-or der intercept value of 15 dB at a typical noise figure of 32 dB.
The three type/model/series that VMR-1 flew during FY15 included: the C-9B Skytrain, which was used to transport aircrew and support numerous missions within and outside the continental United States, including support to the Black Sea Rotational Force and the Marine Air-Ground Task Force--Crisis Response; the UC-35D Citation, which executed mission essential operations overseas and with Marine Forces abroad while ensuring the safe and timely transport of high-priority passengers; and the HH-46E Sea Knight search and rescue helicopter, which conducted range sweeps, lifesaving operations, patient transfers, firefighting missions and static demonstrations.
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