Description of the radar set, tactical-technical characteristics
Figure 1: Type 286, the upper antenna for transmitting, the both lower antennas for receiving
|pulse repetition time (PRT):|
|pulse repetition frequency (PRF):||200 … 800 Hz|
|pulsewidth (τ):||2 µs|
|peak power:||6 kW|
|instrumented range:||25 NM (≙ 46 km)|
|hits per scan:|
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.