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...the FuMO 27 could operate at various wavelengths, and not just the 80 CM WL that is usually quoted. Once gain, this is Dave's dog. He indicates the 27 was replaced by an improved FuMO 26 during 1944, although the 27 was known to use phased array tech to improve accuracy. Range of the improved 26 was about 35K and accuracy was much improved--especially with lobing (0.1%). How close this system mirrored the 27 is unclear to me, but it terms of basic capabilities Dave has found there isn't much to choose between the systems. German optics might have a small edge, but enough of this. I am treading on another researchers ground and that is NEVER a good thing.
The early radars were replaced by FMG 40 G(gO) and and the FuMO 26. Both of these were systematically improved, which Dave's paper addresses. However, the FuMO 26 was replaced by the FuMO 27 with a Timor, with another FuMO 27 being affixed to the aft RF. There were also four Sumatra antennas, which gave the ship the capacity to detect radar emissions at ranges Dave will detail. Dave also has the range info of the FuMO 27, but here things get complicated very quickly because the sets were under constant development. I know blind fire trials were conducted to 20-30K, with a range error of 0.25%, IIRC. However, I feel this is Dave's research, and he will be the one that presents the details. Perhaps you can contact him. Even the FuMO 26 could reach 25K, which seems to be close to the limit for scoring hits. Here again, any gunner would prefer the optical systems, which were good to greater ranges depending on their filters.
"Trying" and "looking for" are not the same as producing and deploying working technology
Which advanced radars Admiral Scheer had in 1944? Especially which of those were advanced for 1944, not for 1939?
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