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Horizon

The length of time an investment is intended to last, usually expressed in years. Having a horizon helps an investor set his/her short-term and long-term investment plans. See also: Horizon analysis, Horizon return.
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* the antenna is pointed at the radar horizon (4/3 radius, curved earth) and at zero degrees azimuth
The advantages of using a business jet include the absence of underwing engines (which can obstruct radar scan) and a higher ceiling capability, giving a longer distance to the radar horizon and reduced loss of imagery in mountain shadows.
These include the radar horizon, the ionosphere used as an absorber, refractor, reflector and polarizer, tropospheric signal propagation, and radar far field expressions.