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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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