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Question 1: Ridenour and published by McGraw-Hill between ________ and 1953.

Question 2: Following the Japanese ________ and the entry of the U.
Events leading to the attack on Pearl HarborSolomon Islands campaignPacific WarAttack on Pearl Harbor

Question 3: The objective was an ________ system, providing the U.
E-3 SentryC-130 HerculesAirborne early warning and controlB-17 Flying Fortress

Question 4: The potential advantages of operating such systems in the ________ (UHF or microwave) region were well known and vigorously pursued.
L bandUltra high frequencyVery high frequencyKu band

Question 5: Navy coined the acronym RADAR for such systems; this soon led to the name ________ and spread to other countries.
RadarX bandWeather radarUltra high frequency

Question 6: The Radiation Laboratory, commonly called the Rad Lab, was located at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts and functioned from October ________ until December 31, 1945.

Question 7: This is no longer in print, but the series was re-released as a two-CD-ROM set in ________ (ISBN 1-58053-078-8) by publisher Artech House.

Question 8: In addition to the Director, Lee DuBridge, ________ was the deputy director for scientific matters and F.
Enrico FermiIsidor Isaac RabiEdward Mills PurcellCharles Hard Townes

Question 9: It eventually became the SCR-720, used extensively by both the U.S. Army Air Corps and the British ________.
British ArmyLuftwaffeRoyal Air ForceBritish Armed Forces

Question 10: These usually operated at ________ (VHF) wavelengths in the electromagnetic spectrum and carried several cover names, such as Ranging and Direction Finding (RDF) in Great Britain.
Ultra high frequencyVery high frequencyL bandKu band


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