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Fixed medium-range, long wave aircraft detector and GCI. Provides azimuth, range, and altitude data. Type HR Scope and PPI Scope. USES: To give continuous plan position and accurate relative height of enemy plane and friendly fighter plane for GCI. Set can also be used for early warning and to give increased coverage at low angles of search. IFF equipment RC-188 is used. When operating as GCI, VHF equipment SCR-624 is required. SCR-588.jpg



  • TM 11-1129, Radio set SCR-588-B Installation, siting, operation, theory, 17 Nov. 1944
  • TM 11-1229, ?
  • TM 11-1329 Radio Set SCR-588 ( ) Technical Operations Manual 1943-12-30
  • TM 11-1429 Preventive Maintenance Radio Equipments SCR-588 25 May 1944.
  • TM 11-1529 Service Manual For Radio Sets SCR-588 23 Aug. 1944.