radar display [was: computer graphics in the 1950s]
rdawson16 at hotmail.com
Fri Oct 24 22:00:51 CDT 2008
opps, that sine cosine pot X sweep sawtooth generator to create the rotating vector.
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> Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2008 13:46:48 -0700
> Subject: Re: CRT displays [was: computer graphics in the 1950s]
> On 24 Oct 2008 at 21:24, Tony Duell wrote:
> > > I just want to mention that there were polar-coordinate tubes. They may be
> > Interesting,. I'd not heard of those before. I will have to try to find
> > some data sheets, etc.
> > I don't recall them being mentioned in the ook 'CRT Displays' (part of
> > the Radiation Lab series), but I may well have missed them.
> Weren't they used for radar displays?
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