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squawk (number)

In pilot-controller terminology, it means, “Operate the radar beacon transponder on [the designated code] in mode A/3.”

squawk

A code meaning, “Switch the IFF (identification friend or foe) master control to the ‘normal' (mode and code as directed) position.” In some air forces, the term sing canary is used.
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Second up, the leering and irreverent Mancunian Steve Harris shocked a few and also came up with the best squawker put-down of the night: "Ay, love, where did you learn to whisper?
The toy's manufacturer, Hasbros, says it sees no reason why Squawkers McCaw cannot be as big a hit as the talking kittens and puppies the global toy manufacturer has already released.
The College Chapel filly is owned by the Superstar Leo Partnership and, intriguingly, had her first run just two days after Leo Blair was foaled, thus ending a 150-year drought of squawkers at Number Ten.
The four clusters representing industrial buyer complaining styles were labeled complainers, passives, activists and squawkers.
You can power several small speakers at once--little squawkers for a multiple4ocation enunciator for example, or multiple pager/intercoms, or several of the little self-powered speakers made to amplify the hi-quality, but low-powered, output of portable CD players, tape decks, radios and computers.
Hyper Squawkers are durable multitexture toys that make fun noises and occupy dogs for hours, as PG's favorite furry friend amply demonstrated when given one to play with.
However, for those children who would like their own pet parrot, without any of the mess, there is the new Squawkers McCaw
Its pop shows parade stick-thin squawkers whose only talent is to diet themselves into oblivion and its mind-numbing reality shows are packed with foul-mouthed 'characters' who incredibly go on to become over-paid personalities just by displaying their complete lack of grace, charm or brain cells.
On to Valentines and more fallings out and fallings off for Ladies Day Squawkers (which was carrying a great deal of top heavy extra weight),Legless and Big Hats Look Stupid In A Gale Force Wind, reined in,pulled up and nose-bagged respectively.
Pop pickers will know this as the opening line of that most popular of hen night party karaoke squawkers, I Will Survive.