Varela Says Radars Don't Work - Mulino Admits Problems

Thursday, July 31 2014 @ 02:19 PM UTC

Contributed by: Don Winner

Hours after President Juan Carlos Varela said the radar sets purchased by Panama to combat drug trafficking cannot see the speedboats used by the traffickers to transport drugs, the former Minister of Public Security Jose Raul Mulino said this means the radars have a "calibration" problem. (more)

Editor's Comment: In these comments I describe radio wave propagation and the limitations of radar against small ocean going vessels. Still haven't subscribed? It's just $20 bucks for the year (cheap)...

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