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Radar capable of estimating target position based on the return from a single pulse. In many radars, precise angular position is estimated by conically scanning a single beam around the initial coarse angle estimate; the orderly amplitude variation of echoes during such scanning provides the refinement. Such measurement is limited, however, by pulse-to-pulse fluctuations in echo strength, a property quite common in radar targets.
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