saturation signal

saturation signal

[‚sach·ə′rā·shən ¦sig·nəl]
(electromagnetism)
A radio signal (or radar echo) which exceeds a certain power level fixed by the design of the receiver equipment; when a receiver or indicator is “saturated,” the limit of its power output has been reached.
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Sensitivity (typical) 200 mV Saturation signal (typical) 700 mV Smear ratio (typical) -80 dB Dark current (typical) 0.