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The poor man's radar antenna. A signal seeking and satellite tracking antenna for 432 MHz.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jun 1981 (v.37#6) pg. 40

Radar detector tester. This low-power X- or K-band radar transmitter has a range of only 12 feet and is used to check the sensitivity of a radar detector. Est. cost: $55-$65 (kit).

Hide-a-way stealth radar detector system. Simple, inexpensive way to allow any superhet radar detector to be mounted remotely, in a variety of unusual locatons, and still allow switching the unit from car to car.

Circuit for a simple radar detector.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Sep-Oct 1986 (v.3#5) pg. 4

Hide-a-way stealth radar detector system. Avoid being harassed for having a police radar detector with this unit.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Aug 1987 (v.4#8) pg. 32

A look at radar detectors used in cars and trucks to detect a police car checking speeds with radar.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #594 Nov 1977 (v.73) pg. 34

Using a tripod-mounted radar gun to determine the speed of R/C model aircraft.
MODEL AVIATION Mar 1992 (v.18#3) pg. 70

Using sound for detection and measurement. (1) Distance-measuring system acts like a simple radar system. (2) Motion detector is based on the Doppler effect.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Sep 1990 (v.7#9) pg. 82

Build a microwave-radar speed gun. Est. cost: $100 (kit) plus 12-volt power supply.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jun 1995 (v.12#6) pg. 37

How to design automotive anti-collision systems. Part 1. An in-depth look at various designs with enough information for the advanced hobbyist to build his own.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jul 1977 (v.48#7) pg. 44

How to design automotive anti-collision systems. Part 2.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Aug 1977 (v.48#8) pg. 52

Sensitive radar-signal detector circuit. Responds to signals between 50 MHz and 500 GHz. Est. cost: $10.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jul 1986 (v.57#7) pg. 52

Radar speed-gun controller. Build this false-target generator for testing and calibrating radar speed guns. Est. cost: $170.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Aug 1986 (v.57#8) pg. 39, 66, 68
Correction RADIO-ELECTRONICS Sep 1986 (v.57#9) pg. 14
Added Info RADIO-ELECTRONICS Dec 1986 (v.57#12) pg. 8

Radar-detector tester is a low-power X- or K-band radar transmitter with a 12-ft. range. Use it to compare the sensitivity of automobile radar detectors. Est. cost: $55 to $65.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Feb 1990 (v.61#2) pg. 37, 66

Simple electronic receiver to detect military and airport radar stations by picking up the radar signal.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Jan 1973 (v.228#1) pg. 116

Small-boat radar. Eyes for fog and darkness. What is available and tips on operation.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #65 Feb-Mar 1989 pg. 43