beacon skipping

beacon skipping

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