beacon skipping

beacon skipping

[′bē·kən ‚skip·iŋ]
(electronics)
A condition where transponder return pulses from a beacon are missing at the interrogating radar.

beacon skipping

A condition where transponder return pulses from a beacon are missing at the interrogating radar. Beacon skipping can be caused by interference, overinterrogation of the beacon, antenna nulls, or pattern minimums.