CESL S E C R E T August 1943
423 FIXED RADAR UNITS.
423A RADIO SET SCR-615- ( ).
DESCRIPTION: A 10-cm fixed-station, height-finding aircraft detector, with
plan-position cathode-ray tube and accurate range, azimuth, and altitude
determination. Antenna mounted on platform on top of tower and inclosed in
turret. Range 65 miles.
MILITARY CHARACTERISTICS (Revised): Recommended by SCTC Meeting No. 257,
5 Apr. 43, and approved by ASF in 2nd Ind., 9 Apr. 43, file SPRMD 413 44.
a. Recommendation was made by this Laboratory to the
Chief Signal Officer to modify a Radio Set SCR-615 to include
the “pulse doppler” scheme, to determine the ability of the
set to detect moving targets in the presence of ground
clutter. This recommendation has been approved by OCSigO.
b. A report on the “pulse doppler” system is included
in Project 401D.
424 MOBILE RADAR UNITS.
S E C R E T
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