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Type 15 radar and mobile GCI cabin (Photo: "Pioneers of Radar")

The following table is an extract from Brian Mulvana's list of radar type numbers and descriptions:

Type

Function

Peak Power

Pulse width

PRF

Freq

Notes

15 Mk.1

GCI

80-100Kw 

3.5 or 8uS

300-540

192-209MHz

Successor to Type 8. Interim GCI.

15 Mk.2

GCI

80-100Kw

3.5 or 8uS

300-540

192-209MHz

Mk.1 that could work at three switchable frequencies

15 Mk.3

GCI

80-100Kw

3.5 or 8uS

300-540

192-209MHz

Mobile. Used high power transmitter T3589. A variable frequency version was projected using T3255 or T3263.

15 Mk.4

GCI

80-100Kw

3.5 or 8uS

300-540

192-209MHz

Mk.2 with T3154 in Aerial vehicle, in addition to T3079 in RV405.


 

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