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Once more, success in the first instance depended on valve technique, but work aimed at this target - higher power at shorter waves - had been going on continually and early in 1939 it was seen that several hundred kilowatts was to be had at about three metres. 5m, eventually to be called type 281. Work on SOcm had been proceeding apace. 2kW, almost certainly a 'world first' in generating more than a kilowatt on SOcm. 5 miles. Now that radar was at sea, there had to be people to operate and maintain it.
5m set to prevent interference between the various sets in the Fleet, and the manufacture in Signal School workshops of two further development models took place between the autumn of 1938 and early 1939, when J. D. S. Rawlinson, who had some fifteen years' experience with the development of radio equipment both ashore and afloat, took Symonds's place in charge of the long-range warning team. These sets, designated type 79Z, were completed by May 1939 and fitted in the anti-aircraft cruiser Curlew and heavy cruiser Suffolk, both operational in September.
5m or 6Ocm, he must have meant that the work to give way would be communications or DF. If so, this is the first indication of thoughts in the Admiralty of reshaping priorities. DSD also said that he now thought he had been mistaken in insisting upon the October 1936 decision that it was necessary to produce good results before asking for unlimited facilities,20 a chicken-and-egg situation from which Bawdsey did not have to suffer! The Signal School meeting of 8 September 1937 was to start a chain of events which revolutionized the work on the development of naval radar, events which were to lead to the successful fitting of radar to two large fleet units in a little over a year.