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AN/SPS-501

Description of the radar set, tactical-technical characteristics Описание; Основные тактико-технические характеристики (Базы данных)

Figure 1: AN/SPS-501

Figure 1: AN/SPS-501

Specifications
frequency: 1 250 … 1 350 MHz
( L-Band)
pulse repetition time (PRT):
pulse repetition frequency (PRF): 300 or 600 Hz
pulsewidth (τ): 4 µs (for 300 Hz) or
1 µs (for 600 Hz)
receive time:
dead time:
peak power: 500 kW
average power:
instrumented range: 200 NM (≙ 370 km)
range resolution:
accuracy:
beamwidth:
hits per scan:
antenna rotation: 2.5 … 15 rpm
MTBCF:
MTTR:

AN/SPS-501

The AN/SPS-501 was an operating in L-Band long range air surveillance and surface search radar. The system used the AN/SPS-12 electronics adapted to a Dutch Signaal LW-03 antenna.

This system was operational by the Royal Canadian Navy in the period 1967 to early 1990s.