Clutter

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flying angel tracks

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(Radar) A general term used for interfering reflections of radio energy in PSR from fixed or slow moving objects. There can be a number of different types of clutter:

- Ground clutter (generally not moving);

- Weather clutter (rain, snow, etc.);

- Sea clutter;

- Angel clutter (slow moving flocks of birds and anomalous propagation conditions).

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EUROCONTROL, Surveillance Analysis Support System for ATC-Centre: SASS-C Glossary

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