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Type 286

Description of the radar set, tactical-technical characteristics

Figure 1: Type 286, the upper antenna for transmitting, the both lower antennas for receiving

Figure 1: Type 286, the upper antenna for transmitting, the both lower antennas for receiving

Specifications
frequency: 214 MHz
(VHF-Band)
pulse repetition time (PRT):
pulse repetition frequency (PRF): 200 … 800 Hz
pulsewidth (τ): 2 µs
receive time:
dead time:
peak power: 6 kW
average power:
instrumented range: 25 NM (≙ 46 km)
range resolution:
accuracy:
beamwidth:
hits per scan:
antenna rotation:
MTBCF:
MTTR:

Type 286

Type 286 was operating in VHF-Band British naval air search radar, available since 1940. It was designed for small ships and had no rotating antenna. The target area was scanned by maneuvering the ship.

Type 286 was later replaced by Type 291.