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Radar Reflectors for Cruising Sailboats
Why They Work, What the Limitations Are, and How To Evaluate Them

Philip G. Gallman, Ph.D.

Publisher: Ulyssian Publications
ISBN-10: 1930580738
ISBN-13: 9781930580732
Paperback Book  200 pages  6" x 9"


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Philip G. Gallman, Ph.D. The author tackles the fascinating and complicated world of radar reflectors (more accurately known as radar target enhancers or RTE) with both technical accuracy and pragmatism, allowing yachtspeolple to both understand and select a product to meet their needs. The author addresses the challenging problems of making any vessel more visible to radar-equipped vessels, and points out the fallacies and misconceptions of traditional "knowledge" about the subject. By carefully modeling the performance of many well-known RTE with his clear diagrams, the author brings clarity to how these products work while at sea. This book is a great addition to the mariner's seamanship library.

Contains special section with 16 full-color plates of photos and diagrams for comparison.

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