An experimental magnetron protector for the AN/MPQ-501 radar

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleERB; no. ERB-683
Physical description12 p.
AbstractA simple system designed for the protection of the magnetron in the AN/MPQ-501 radar is described. The system, which contains power samplers for monitoring both incident and reflected power levels, disables the transmitter whenever arcing or any other high VSWR condition prevails in the waveguide. The equipment will turn off the transmitter if the VSWR exceeds a preset threshold value. This value is normally 2 : 1, but may be as low as 1.5 : 1.
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PublisherNational Research Council of Canada, Radio and Electrical Engineering Division
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NPARC number21274209
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Record identifier120e06ce-ac13-49b7-8fad-3f5a5b9222e3
Record created2015-02-25
Record modified2016-10-03
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