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EKCO E-120

Description of the radar set, tactical-technical characteristics

Figure 1: EKCO E-120

Figure 1: EKCO E-120

Specifications
frequency: 9 375 MHz
(X-Band)
pulse repetition time (PRT):
pulse repetition frequency (PRF): 400 Hz
pulsewidth (τ): 2 µs
receive time:
dead time:
peak power: 60 kW
average power: 50 W
instrumented range: 120 NM (≙ 222 km)
range resolution:
accuracy:
beamwidth:
hits per scan:
antenna rotation:
MTBCF:
MTTR:

EKCO E-120

EKCO E-120 was operating in X-Band widely sold civil airborne weather radar using a magnetron as transmitter tube. It was developed in end of the 1950's.

The successor model E-160 got nearly the same construction but an improved range of 160 NM (≙ 296 km).