plan position indicator


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plan position indicator

A cathode ray tube on which radar returns are so displayed as to bear the same relationship to the transmitter as the objects giving rise to them.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Engineers in Saab ATM's operation in Syracuse, New York, needed a tool that received ASTERIX CAT-240 network video and scan-converted this into a plan position indicator (PPI) image that could be overlaid with map data.
For radar display, the product includes a radar scan converter, which presents a Plan Position Indicator (PPI) radar display image with configurable view, colour, brightness, persistence and trail history.