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The Radome - Amazing Hi-Tech Radar Umbrella

Posted on the 02 August 2012 by Gerard @presurfer
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They look as if they might be home to families of extra-terrestrials recently arrived on Earth from some sort of galactic cataclysm - and they are everywhere and increasing in number.
Yet there is no need to call in the Air Force just yet if you spot one of these on your travels. Your average radome may look like it is from a science fiction novel but its real purpose is much more down to earth: it is a kind of umbrella.

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