scan period


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scan period

The period taken by a radar, sonar, etc., to complete a scan pattern and return to a starting point.
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The product features are: The right functionality at half the price: The UT35A and UT32A have a fixed control scan period of 200 ms and 300 steps for ladder programming, compared with the three control scan periods and 500 steps in the high-end UT55A and UT52A models.
The elapsed time between receipt of the main lobes is the scan period of the threat antenna.
Radar emitters are characterized by parameters such as radio frequency (RF), pulse repetition interval (PRI), pulse width (PW), scan period and modulation characteristics.