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Old 09-01-2015, 01:41 PM   #28
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Originally Posted by MYTraveler View Post
Please explain. I would think another boat would "see" my boat's radar signal only if when my antenna is pointed exactly at their antenna, their antenna happens to be pointed exactly (or at least within a couple degrees) at my antenna. I would think the chances of that are about 2 in 360.
The the blip size may change from rotation to rotation but it can give you a better return. And make the vessel easier to seen on the screen.

Much like the difference you may see in returns from a weak signal and a strong one as they move up and down in a large see.
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