The Radar

The original radar equipment as fitted to the Explorer when new is long gone having been updated probably more than once during her long career. Phil Harley has done some research for us and he believes that the Marconi Mk IV equipment shown was the original fit.

Marconi Radiolocator mark IV display

Marconi Radiolocator mark IV display

We believe this was the original type of radar fitted to Explorer as built

We believe this was the original type of radar fitted to Explorer as built

Marconi radiolocator probably mark IV transmitter unit cabinet

Marconi radiolocator probably mark IV transmitter unit cabinet

Marconi radiolocator mark IV cabinet transceiver unit drawing

Marconi radiolocator mark IV cabinet transceiver unit drawing