Category: Radar Tips

Limitations of Marine Radar (Radar Shadow)

There are many limitations of your radar set – the most important being YOU the operator. However one key limitations is that your RADAR can NOT see around corners or through large/reflective objects – see our short Training Tips video for more details.

What is Marine Radar?

Wikipedia Definition: Marine radars are X band or S band radars on ships, used to detect other ships and land obstacles, to provide bearing and distance for collision avoidance and navigation at sea. They are electronic navigation instruments that use a rotating antenna to sweep a narrow beam of microwaves around the water surface surrounding the ship to the horizon, detecting targets by microwaves […]

Radar Training Tips

Our range of Radar Training Tips videos have been developed by our expert instructors to offer some great bite size help and guidance. If you have a radar on board you are obliged to know how to use it! It is an incredibly useful piece of equipment that […]