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Tachi-2 Searchlight Direction Radar


Specifications:


Wavelength     
150 cm
Pulse width
2 microseconds
Pulse repetition frequency      
1000 Hz
Power
10 kW
Range 20 miles (30 km) aircraft
Antenna
Transmitter: Yagi
Receiver: four horizontal Yagis in diamond array with screen reflector
Accuracy Poor
Weight
5500 lb
2500 kg
Production About 25 sets from 1943-1


The Tachi-2 was an improved version of the Tachi-1 that had poor altitude accuracy, but otherwise performed well.

References

Grunden (2005)
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