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NOAA Photo Library Image - wea01243

Mobile radar set AN/TPL-1 which was designed for searchlight control. Although only having a range of 60,000 yards, it could still give warning of approaching storms and also be used to track upper wind observation instrument packages. In: "AAF Manual 105-101-2 Radar Storm Detection," by Headquarters, Army Air Forces, August 1945. Library Call Number M15:621.384 U58r.

Image ID: wea01243, NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection
Photo Date: 1944


Category: Instruments/Electronic/Radar/

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