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 British Radar Types (cont.):

Type

Function

Peak Power

Pulse width

PRF

Freq

Notes

27

GCI

 

 

 

3.35GHz

Air transportable.

28

CMH

 

 

 

3.35GHz

Height-finder. Air Transportable. Twinned with Type 27. ATRI 5635. Version of type 13. Can also be used as an independent GCI in mountainous country.

29

CHEL

 

 

 

 

Air Transportable. Abandoned

30

CD/CHL

 

 

 

200MHz

CD No 1 Mk.3. A static installation at Admiralty stations only

31

CHEL

 

 

 

3Ghz

CD No 1 Mk.5. Equipment housed in Wooden Hut, Gibson Box. Parabolic Dish Aerial.

32

CHEL

 

 

 

3Ghz

CD No 1 Mk.6. Planned to be Nissan hut straddled by CD/CHL Gantry supporting power driven Aerial, but no stations built. Low power Transmitter.

33

CHEL

 

 

 

3Ghz

CD No 1 Mk.6. Equipment housed in Brick built accommodation.

34

CHEL

 

 

 

200MHz?

CD No 1 Mk.6. 200' Tower.

37

CHEL

 

 

 

3Ghz

CD No 1 Mk.4. Trailer version. Mainly used as standby for other static types. Three sets only produced up to March 1944.

40

CD/CHL

 

 

 

200MHz?

Described as Type 30 with Medium Powered Transmitter?

41

CHEL

 

 

 

3Ghz

Type 31 with Medium Powered Transmitter.

42

CHEL

 

 

 

3Ghz

Type 32 with medium power transmitter. Non installed by 1945.

43

CHEL

 

 

 

3Ghz

Type 33 with medium power transmitter. Non installed by 1945

44

CHEL

 

 

 

3Ghz

Type 34 with medium power transmitter.

45

 

 

 

 

 

Type No not used?

46

CHEL

 

 

 

3Ghz

Similar to Type 34, but with 7'6" parabaloid aerial.

47

CHEL

 

 

 

3Ghz

Type 37 with medium power transmitter. Non installed by 1945.

48

CHEL

 

 

 

3Ghz

Mobile NT273(Q)L Navy set.

49

 

 

 

 

 

Type No not used?

50

CHEL

 

 

 

3Ghz

Static NT277S Navy set.

51

 

 

 

 

3GHz

Prototype of Type 14 Mk.1. Only three built.

52

 

500Kw

2uS

1000

3GHz

Based on Navy 277. Power turned Circular dish on gantry over Nissan Hut. Version of CD No 1 Mk.6**. Had high power transmitter. The Standard CHEL for the later war years.

53

 

500Kw

2uS

1000

3GHz

Based on Navy 277. Power turned Horizontal Cheese aerial on Gantry over hut?. Version of CD No 1 Mk.6**.. High Power Transmitter. Only two built by March 1944

54a

 

500Kw

2uS

1000

3GHz

Based on Navy 277. Circular dish on 200' tower with TX at top. Version of CD No 1 Mk.6**. Nearly All Type 34's converted to this by March 1944. Had High Power Transmitter.

54b

 

500Kw

2uS

1000

3GHz

Based on Navy 277. Circular dish on tower with TX in Nissan hut at base. Version of CD No 1 Mk.6**. Nearly All Type 34's converted to this by March 1944. Had High Power Transmitter.

55

 

500Kw

2uS

1000

3GHz

Based on Navy 277. Circular dish on 200' platform of Type 1. TX in hut below. Version of CD No 1 Mk.6**. High Power transmitter. 1 Operational, 2 nearly complete and three planned at March 1944.

56

 

500Kw

2uS

1000

3GHz

CD No 1 Mk. 6 (Tower) As type 46 but with High Power Transmitter and 10' Parabolic Aerial. One source says based on Navy 277.

57

 

500Kw

2uS

1000

3GHz

Type 14 Mk. 11(T). Admiralty NT277T Trailer set used in UK only. The designation Type 14 Mk. 11(T) only applied to overseas versions after 1946.

58

 

 

 

 

 

Mobile NT277L Admiralty set. Similar to Army Gorgonzola AA No 4 Mk. 5.

60

Medium Range Search

 

 

 

 

TPS-10. Known as "little Abner". Lightweight medium range height finding set capable of 60 mile on bombers at 10000'. Cut parabolic reflector was 3' x 10'

61 Mk.1

Medium Range Search

 

 

 

1.3GHz?

TPS-1A 28cm Lightweight Radar for medium range detection. 90 miles on Bombers, 70 on Fighters. Aerial was 15' x 4' fed by horn with Dipole in it.

61 Mk.2

Medium Range Search

 

 

 

 1.3GHz?

TPS-1B (Assume its an improved TPS-1A.) Described as 24cm system. Range 120 miles on Bombers.

 62

 Portable Air Search

45Kw 

 4uS

232 

 400MHz??

TPS-2. 75cm Radar. Medium range. 75 miles on bombers at 10,000'.

63

200Kw

 

 

 

600MHz

TPS-3. Lightweight Warning Set (LWS), Known as "Dinner Wagon" 10' Parabolic Antenna., with main equipment in a tent.

64 Mk.1

 

 

 

 

 

Australian LW/AW Set

64 Mk.2

 

 

 

 

 

Australian LW/GCI Set

65

 

 

 

 

 

Called "Dinner Wagon". Combination of Mk. 3 and TPS-3 installed in a Horsa Glider. Another source says Combination of Types 6 & 23.??

66 Mk.1

 

 

 

 

 

RAF Designation of Static SCR 615

66 Mk.2

 

 

 

 

 

RAF Designation of Static SCR 615A

66 Mk.3

 

 

 

 

 

RAF Designation of Static SCR 615B

67

Anti Aircraft Fire Control

250Kw?

0.8uS?

1707?

2.7-2.9GHz

Mobile SCR 584 modified for MRCP with kit AC 106. MGRI 5660??

68

Surface Watching

100-150Kw?

0.75uS?

1575?

3GHz?

Portable version of SCR 720 in Coast or Surface watching role.

69

 

 

 

 

 

TFS 9?? - TPS-9?


 

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