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Appendix: “Explanation of Radar Terms”

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noise level
MDS
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Figure 2: Definition of the Minimum Descernible Signal (MDS)

mean
noise level
MDS
3 dB

Figure 1: Definition of the Minimum Descernible Signal (MDS)

Special Radar terms are described discontiguous in this annex.

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