15 December 1965
DATE: 1 July 1964
ITEM NAME: RADIO SET
COGNIZANT SERVICE: USN
TYPE: AN/TPS- 1B
FEDERAL STOCK NUMBER: 5840-665-1213
STATUS OR TYPE CLASSIFICATION
Mfg(s) Name or Code Number: Western Electric Company, Inc.
The AN/TPS-1B is a transportable, g r o u n d
Range: 200 mi
based, search radar for detecting aircraft and other
Peak Power Output: 500 kw
targets at ranges up to 200 miles. Range data is
Operating Voltages and Power Requirements:
furnished in nautical miles and azimuth data in degrees.
115 vac, 400 cps, l-ph, 2,800w;
The equipment is assembled from units which can be
27 vdc, 450w
carried by men or transported by truck or airplane. The
Type of Presentation: One 7-in. PPI and one
units are housed in waterproof cases and, when
assembled, form a tower for support of the antenna.
RF Power Source: 5J26 magnetron
Provision is made for connecting IFF equipment and
Pulse Repetition Rate: 380 pps nom (adjustable
standard Navy remote PPI repeater.
360 to 400 pps)
Pulse Width: 4 ;sec
Horizontal Coverage: 360 deg
Horizontal Beam Width: 37 deg
RELATION TO SIMILAR EQUIPMENT
Vertical Beam Width: 10 to 12 deg
Azimuth Accuracy: t1 deg
Range Accuracy: t3% of range plus 1 mi
AN/TPS- 1B is similar to Radio Set AN/TPS- 1D, -
1E, -IF, and -1G, except for differences in beam pattern.