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SCR-527

Description of the radar set, tactical-technical characteristics

Figure 1: SCR-527 transmitter antenna

Figure 1: SCR-527 transmitter antenna

Specifications
frequency: 209 MHz
(VHF-Band)
pulse repetition time (PRT):
pulse repetition frequency (PRF): 400 Hz
pulsewidth (τ): 1 µs
receive time:
dead time:
peak power: 225 kW
average power: 90 W
instrumented range: 220 km
range resolution:
accuracy:
beamwidth:
hits per scan:
antenna rotation:
MTBCF:
MTTR:

SCR-527

SCR-527 (abbr.: of Signal Corps Radio model 527) is operating in VHF-Band World-War-II Radar for ground controlled intercept (CGI). It used separate antennas for transmission and reception set up about 200 feet apart. The mobile radar set SCR-527A formed a complex that was transported on 7 trucks. The SCR-527 was delivered in the spring of 1943. The crew consisted of 8 men per shift.

Bildergalerie von SCR-527
Picture gallery of SCR-527
Galerie du radar SCR-527
Galerie de imagini de SCR-527
SCR-527 Radarın resimleri

Figure 2: SCR-527 radar site, Nov. 1944