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What does FAR stand for?

FAR stands for False Alarm Rate

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To reduce the potential for false alarms, detectors that can continuously monitor the background radiation level and adjust their alarm threshold level are the most effective because they can be set at the lowest possible detection limit while still maintaining a low false alarm rate.
The tests at Hamburg showed a false alarm rate of under 1%, while the system detected standard plastic explosives, military and industrial explosives and identified homemade explosives from their component parts.
Different Applications The false alarm rate in Fort Smith stood at about 98 percent when the city approved an ordinance in January.