Azimuth change pulses

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Term Azimuth change pulses
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Azimuth count pulses

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Definition

The output pulses of the incremental azimuth measuring device fitted to the radar antenna turning platform (turning gear).

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EUROCONTROL, SASS-C Glossary

Note

The encoding device may give its output in serial or parallel form, but typically provides 4096 pulses (12 bit encoding), 16 384 pulses (14 bit encoding) or 65 536 pulses (16 bit encoding) in serial form per 360° of azimuth rotation.