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Re: REFLECTOR: 1/2 Stealth?
Like I said, Approach and Center radar are quite different, and the
processing and display after the radar signal is even more different. With
over 250,000 sq miles of airspace, it would be Very difficult to find a
Velocity without a transponder unless you were tracking one and then lost the
beacon. Even then, trying to track it would be difficult if not impossible.
Of course we do have our ways :), but in a normal situation, it would be
The radar's in approach controls, Military approach controls, Centers, and
towers are all quite different. Don't ask me why, must be that "lowest
bidder" theory. That's why you can get much better Weather Avoidance service
from approach controls ( it's set up to use more of a raw radar return).
That's why Patrick could "see" you, Not because the Velocity has a bigger
One of those pieces of trivia :)
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