15 December 1965
ITEM NAME: RADAR TARGET SIMULATOR
TYPE: SM-42( )/U
consisting of a paper-base phenolic material, permit
Lower: 4.5 in. inside dia, 1.7 in. outside dia
operation from heights of 5 feet, d feet, or 20 feet. The
Height (Erected): 96-1/2 in.
reflector, molded of polyester resin with aluminum foil
Bearing Stakes: l (1 stakes 2 in. by 3,1 in.,
lamination between paper laminations, is provided with
and 4 stakes 3 in. b) I in.
eight steel stakes, used to provide bearings.
RELATION TO SIMILAR EQUIPMENT
Siting: The equipment may be physically located on any
obstructions, of known latitude and longitude, and
available to personnel adjusting radar set beam
angle or indicator map alignment.
Construction Material: Laminated paper
base phenolic and aluminum foil
Reflector: Installed on top of two-
Dimensions (Full) Assembled): 10-1/2 in.
Vertical Polarizer: Attached to reflector
by 28-3/1 in. by 24 ft, 6 in.
element with the aid of four brackets.
Operating Heights: 5 ft, 8 ft, or 20 ft
(above ground level).
Circular Polarizer Corner Reflector
(Required but not Supplied): Radar Set
Number of Attachment Brackets: 4
Mast Sections: 2
Upper: 1.71U In. inside dia, 1.781 in.
SM-42()/U, Reflector Element
Mast Sections (erected)
REFERENCE DATA AND LITERATURE