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Re: [scoutradio] Digest Number 120

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  • William 'Buffalo Bill ' Gates
    very high sensitivity setting on a narrow beam perhaps? ... -- When trouble arises and things look bad, there is always one individual who perceives a
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      very high sensitivity setting on a narrow beam perhaps?

      Ray Vaughan wrote:
      >
      > At 09:45 AM 11/7/00 -0800, you wrote:
      >
      > >re radar guns for pinewood derby cars:
      > >
      > >This is impractical, for several reasons.
      > >
      > >1) Wood is not a particularly good reflector of radio waves.
      > Otherwise we
      > >would use 2x2s for Yagi elements, I suppost.
      >
      > I'll agree on the other ones... but on this point, how do they use
      > radar to measure the speed of a pitcher's fast ball? As far as I
      > know, there's not much metal in a typical baseball :)
      >
      > Still might be fun to try it. That is, after all, what this hobby is
      > supposed to be about: Experimentation.
      >
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      individual who perceives a solution and is willing to take command.
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