Re: [scoutradio] Digest Number 120
- 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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