Originally Posted by codprawn
Cyclops Technologies Ltd ............ Recommended and used by Alan Priddy on Spirit of Portsmouth
Alan in fact Recommends 'An empty bean tin on a piece of string will do everything the most expensive Radar Reflector'.
A Cylinder is about the worst shape you could have for radar reflection, in fact if you were trying to design a stealth reflector you could not come up with a better shape.
Reading all the literature available it looks like the catch rain type reflector offer the best performance for the least money, they are recommended by RORC, and used by Trinity house and the RNLI.
I have a collapsible one which I hang from the A frame as and when but I would like a ‘solid’ one I can permanently mount on a pole. Des