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RADAR MAINTENANCEThe maintenance and repair of radar systems and components should be carried out in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions. There are, however, certain generally accepted practices, particularly with respect to radomes and radar safety.
Radomes The efficiency of any radar system can be greatly reduced by improper radome maintenance. In general, the radome must remain transparent to the radar signal and yet protect the radar antenna from the elements. This task sounds simple, but the radome must remain nearly perfect; otherwise, the radar efficiency will suffer. One of the most common problems occurs when the radome develops a small crack. This crack will then allow m…
Thomas K. Eismin: Aircraft Electricity and Electronics, Sixth Edition. RADAR MAINTENANCE, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2014), AccessEngineering Export