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What does CW stand for?

CW stands for Continuous Wave (radar)

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Amanda Lumsden, of Whitley Bay, North Tyneside, will tomorrow attempt to create a new English record of seven hours for the longest continuous wave ever ridden.
After a section on basic continuous wave radar theory, he explains how the theory is used in the design of an actual radar example, and then discusses the theory and design of a more complex multifrequency continuous wave radar.
The unit comes with either a bidirectional 4-MHz or 8-MHz frequency continuous wave Doppler transducer.
Blakley is one of a small group of computer scientist and mathematicians now exploring the applicability of several mathematical techniques for scrambling analog information -- such as a telephone conversation or a television signal -- which is represented as a continuous wave rather than digitally as a sequence of numbers.