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IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine

Volume 21 Issue 8  Part 2 • Aug. 2006

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  • Radar: A Case History of an Invention [The Evolution of an Innovation] John B. McKinney

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 01
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  • This is Part Two of Two Parts of the IEEE Aerospace & Electronic Systems Magazine Volume 21 Number 8 August 2006 ISSN 0885-8985

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  • Radar: A Reluctant Miracle by Colonel John B. Mckinney, U. S. Army

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    The present case history consists of nine chapters entitled: Introduction; The Fathers of Radar; What is Radar; The Long Prelude (1873-1922) - Phase I of the Invention of Radar; The Rise of Radio (1922-1930) - Phase II of the Invention of Radar; The Arrival of Radar (1930-1935) - Phase III of the Invention of Radar; The Race with Destiny (1935-1939) - Phase IV of the Invention of Radar; Radar Beco... View full abstract»

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  • Radar: A Case History of an Invention was prepared as a Term Report for a Research Seminar in Technological Innovation

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  • Table of contents - Vol 21 No 8 Part 2

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  • Foreword

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  • John B. McKinney Colonel, United States Army Signal Corps, Retired

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  • Radar: a reluctant miracle

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  • Radar: a case history of an invention (the evolution of an innovation)

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  • Preface

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  • Introduction

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  • The fathers of radar

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  • Chapter III: What is radar?

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    Radar is a device which detects invisible or distant objects by means of reflected radio waves and is capable of locating them accurately in space. Radar can detect with the speed of light any object that will reflect its waves, whether in the sky, on the sea or on land. It can almost literally see by means of its radio waves, quite as the eye sees by means of light waves. More than that, it can d... View full abstract»

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  • The long prelude (1873-1922): Phase I of the invention of radar

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  • The rise of radio (1922-1930): Phase II of the invention of radar

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