Beamwidth

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Term beamwidth
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beam width

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Definition

The width of the scanning beam main lobe measured at the minus 3-dB points and defined in angular units on the boresight, in the horizontal plane for the azimuth function and in the vertical plane for the elevation function.

Definition Source

ICAO, Official definition, ANNEX 10/I Aeronautical Telecommunications — Radio Navigation Aids 1996, 5th ed., Amdt 76, Chap. 3, p. 43

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