scan period


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scan period

The period taken by a radar to complete a scan pattern and return to a starting point.
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The PW axis can be toggled to display scan period. Additional dimensions are provided by color, for example, to show emitters or emitter function.
The period of the bursts is the same as the scan period of the radar antenna, and thus equals the period of the sinusoidal scan pattern.
Typical data might include such parameters as RF frequency limits, azimuth and elevation beamwidths, effective radiated power, pulse width, antenna gain and scan period and rate.