Description of the radar set, tactical-technical characteristics
Figure 1: SLA 3/B1 at Bedford Regional Airport (UK)
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|instrumented range:||15 NM (≙ 28 km)|
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The radar uses frequency scanning phased arrays. The glide path and the course were shown on two displays using 17-inch cathode ray tubes. The display group could be installed in the control center up to 1½ miles (≙ 2 700 m) away from the radar head.
This kind of radars were used since 1966 at several airports e.g. at the Bromma Airport in Stockholm and the Kai Tak Airport in Hong Kong.