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I built a ridiculously high radar tower in the north forest (3rd departure area) and it will only scan up to 100% (a rather small area) despite being much higher than my other towers, reaching over 140% for my biggest one. Is it a feature or a bug ? Looks like the radar tower takes the real map ground for reference instead of its real height.
by (1.5k points)
The behavior of my radar tower isn't the one described in that article. I have a tower much higher than the north-east elevated point, but placed in the north forest (low ground / high tower of foundation blocks) yet its area is ridiculously small.
by (380 points)
all my radio towers are placed on the highest natural landscapes and they reveal massive areas. i have never tried building one on foundations but I suspect its coded wrong and takes the elevation of the ground its on and not the elevation ontop of the foundations.

Also the towers take a good hour to reveal the full area if you mouse over it will tell you much far along the scanning is.

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+1 vote
by (190 points)
Thanks for the report! I would like to take a look at your save file if possible. Sent you a PM with details.
by (1.5k points)
File sent. Would be nice to get a feedback on this situation.
by (190 points)
I have looked at the save you sent me and there is a bug that made it show faulty values. It should never be higher than 100%. The value is not an indicator of how high or effective the radar tower is placed but merely a progress value of how much the tower have scanned of it's possible area. It will however reveal more if placed higher but still only show 100% when maxed.

It's fixed but I'm not sure when that fix will reach EA but thanks again for reporting this.
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