[Coco] Totally OT: Terabit memory device
shedgecorth at wi.rr.com
Thu Jul 15 20:03:14 EDT 2004
Actually, most radar systems use at least one tube (not including CRTs). The
most common being Magnetrons, Klystrons, and TWTs. Those are the tubes that
produce and amplify the microwave frequencies.
From: CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts
Date: 07/15/04 18:38:47
To: CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts
Subject: Re: [Coco] Totally OT: Terabit memory device
----- Original Message -----
From: "Theodore (Alex) Evans" <alxevans at concentric.net>
> I don't think they ever made it past the prototype stage. I have heard
> about them, and even seen pictures of working prototypes. Considering
> that they are electro-mechanical systems I suspect that the advantages
> simply did not outweigh the cost.
> Also remember that the FAA is very very conservative about upgrading
Don't they still have some tube type radar equipment?
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