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S 244 (Marconi)

Description of the radar set, tactical-technical characteristics

Figure 1: S 244 (Marconi)

Figure 1: S 244 (Marconi)

Specifications
frequency: 2.7 … 2.9 GHz,
2.9 … 3.1 GHz, or
3.1 … 3.3 GHz
(S-Band)
pulse repetition time (PRT):
pulse repetition frequency (PRF): 200 … 500 Hz
pulsewidth (τ): 2.5 … 5.5 µs
receive time:
dead time:
peak power: 2.5 … 3.0 MW
average power: 3.5 kW
instrumented range: 200 NM (≙ 370 km)
range resolution:
accuracy: 500 m
beamwidth: β= 3.7° ;ε= 0.6°
hits per scan:
antenna rotation:
MTBCF:
MTTR:

S 244 (Marconi)

S 244 (Marconi) was operating in S-Band “nodding-type” height finder radar.

The antenna was oscillated by a hydraulic drive. The reflector used a cylindrical parabolic reflector fed by an offset slotted array. The display was an RHI-scope using a fixed coil.