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Old 01 July 2008, 17:59   #1
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Weird JRC aerial/reflector thing

I saw a very strange looking unit on top of a trawler the other day. It looked like a cross between a radar scanner and a luneburg lens reflector.

Basically it was 3 round balls sticking out from a radar dish. It was made by JRC if I remember rightly - white in colour.

Anyone got any ideas? I thought it may just be a fancy radar reflector but can't find it on JRCs website.

I will take photos if it's still there.
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Not a Russian spy trawler ?
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Mobile prawn broker ?
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Sounds like a tri-lens radard reflector. They have a mount on the top so that you can place an aerial or perhaps a radar unit on top.
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Sounds like a tri-lens radard reflector. They have a mount on the top so that you can place an aerial or perhaps a radar unit on top.
No I have one of those myself - the balls are much wider spaced.
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Sounds like a JLR-20 or JLR-30 GPS compass:

http://www.jrc.co.jp/eng/product/mar...dimension.html

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Well done it's been driving me nuts!!!
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