stacked-beam radar

stacked-beam radar

[′stakt ¦bēm ′rā‚där]
(engineering)
Three-dimensional radar system that derives elevation by emitting narrow beams stacked vertically to cover a vertical segment, azimuth information from horizontal scanning of the beam, and range information from echo-return time.
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