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In sensitivity. This square-root scanning loss is actually subject to the restriction that the scanning period be less than about 6 to 10 sec. s, Vol. 24, Chap. 7, Radiation Laboratory Series. 6] LOSSES IN CRT DISPLAYS 35 (for extremely slow scanning rates) setsin gradually and begins to be effective in reducing the scanning loss only on the large ground radars. —One additional correction, usually small, is for pulse width. The beacon signals mayhave ingeneral a different, and usuallya shorter, pulse width than those with which receiver sensitivity is ordinarily measured.

The importance of this difference depends, of course, on the bandwidth of the receiver. The correction is most easily determined by a straightforward sensitivity measurement using signals with the actual beacon pulse width. The experimental curves of minimum discernible signal strength vs. widthof theindication on the screen (see Fig. 1) are found to biconcave upward with a broad minimum at about lmm. This result, at first sight rather surprising is almost independent of CRT focus or spot size and seems to be related to the resolving power of the eye.

Ordinary radar without beacons makes possible a similar type of pilotage if the terrain being flown over has distinctive configurations that do not present any ambiThis fortunate condition, however, is guities that hinder recognition. not realized as often as is desirable; the addition of beacons to radar equipment gives much greater certainty of fix. The inclusion of beacon-interrogation provisions in an airborne or The ship radar set is a simple matter and is generally inexpensive. augmentation of navigational facilities thus afforded is likely to be an excellent investment.

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