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direction finding

A procedure for obtaining bearings of radio frequency emitters by using a highly directional antenna and a display unit on an intercept receiver or ancillary equipment.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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The DFS is capable of both netted direction finding and single-station location operation.
Radio direction finding systems (DFSs) are the subject of this sampling.
Direction finding systems are normally specified in terms of the accuracy of their measurement of direction of arrival of target signals.
Radio direction finding systems (DFSs) are the subject of this month's Journal of Electronic Defense sampling.
The contract covers a family of sensor systems for heavy and light ground-based as well as airborne systems for tactical intercept, direction finding and electronic countermeasures (see "Protest Follows Army IEW Common Sensor Award," JED, November 1991, p.
The direction finding feature is available to developers starting this week in the version 5.1 of Bluetooth Core Specification.
He covers electronic warfare scenarios, the evolution of signal emitters and sensors, electronic warfare radio frequency sensor systems, radio frequency direction finding and emitter location techniques, electronic counter-measure systems, and electronic counter-measure techniques and sensor electronic counter-counter-measures.

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