Radar can be used in a variety of fashions. Since it, like all systems, has limits, tradeoffs are required to make it best perform the specific task you most need right at the moment. The easiest way to see this in action is to look under the 'Radar controls' section of the manual for any modern microcomputer flight simulator. You will find the radar can operate in various modes, each of which is designed ot perform a certain task. Here are some examples:

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