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Radar F
Test Data

Believed to be an MPH K-55

Beamwidth: 24.6 degrees
Power (ERP): 26.3 milliwatts (14 dBm)
Detection Range: 105 feet to 300 yards (30 m to 0.27 km)
Low Voltage: 6.6 Vdc, Blanks display but retains correct reading.
Type: multi-unit (separate antenna / display)
Noted Abnormalities;
RANGE TEST DATA
Range test conducted on straight stretch of open 2 lane highway 1.8 miles long. Radar operated from standard 4 door sedan.
PATROL CAR      TARGET       CLOSING     RANGE
Radar  mph   vehicle mph     sec  mph    miles  yards  feet   km

  F    41     Pinto   50     2.0   91    0.05     88    265   0.08
  F    43     Pinto   50     2.0   93    0.05     88    265   0.08
  F    50     Pinto   50     2.2  100    0.06    105    315   0.1

  F    41    T-Bird   44     2.0   85    0.05     88    265   0.08
  F    42    T-Bird   51     2.0   93    0.05     88    265   0.08
  F    32    T-Bird   44     6.0   76    0.06    105    315   0.1
  F    38    T-Bird   48     3.5   86    0.08    140    420   0.13

  F    42   Winnabego 35     1.0   77    0.02     35    105   0.03
  F    46   Winnabego 65     4.0  111    0.12    210    630   0.19
  F    42   Winnabego 47     5.6   89    0.14    250    740   0.23
  F    52   Winnabego 50     6.0  102    0.17    300    900   0.27


TRANSMIT FREQUENCY DATA
                           TRANSMIT      FREQUENCY FROM
      TEST CONDITION       FREQUENCY   AMBIENT   10.525 GHz
                              GHz        MHz        MHz
 AMBIENT TEMP, 13.6 Vdc     10.5509        -       25.9 (out of band)
-30 degrees C, 13.6 Vdc     10.5560       5.1      31.0 (out of band)
 60 degrees C, 13.6 Vdc     10.5462      -4.7      21.2
 AMBIENT TEMP, 10.9 Vdc     10.5509       0        25.9 (out of band)
 AMBIENT TEMP, 16.3 Vdc     10.5509       0        25.9 (out of band)


-30 degrees Celsius (C) = -22 degrees Fahrenheit (F)
60 degrees Celsius (C) = 140 degrees Fahrenheit (F)


TUNING FORK DATA
RESONANCE
FREQUENCY   CALCULATED  LABELED
   Hz          mph        mph
 1565.2       49.87       50

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