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squitter

[′skwid·ər]
(electronics)
Random firing, intentional or otherwise, of the transponder transmitter in the absence of interrogation.
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The milestone product was a GTX(TM) 3000 DO-260B compliant Mode S Extended Squitter (ES) transponder, which enables ADS-B Out transmissions and features TCAS II/ACAS II compatibility for a wide range of business and transport category aircraft.
478,125 to the McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada to fund the acquisition of 75 Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) squitter units for airport ground vehicles to improve surface situational awareness and safety.
For instance, E represents a 1090ES extended squitter ADS-B transponder.
For quite some time there's been a Mode S (Mode C with additional identification) and now there's ADS-B or Mode S extended squitter (Mode S with ADS-B enhancements).
The company will now begin production of 81 ADS-B 1090 extended squitter receiver payloads, designed by Harris Corp.
17] RTCA DO-260A, "Minimum Operational Performance Standard for 1090 MHz Extended Squitter ADS-B and TIS-B," 2002.
This new satellite system will enable continuous space-based monitoring and control of aircraft, using 1090 MHz Extended Squitter ADS-B receivers built into each of the 66 satellites in Iridium's second-generation satellite constellation.
Optional Extended Squitter (ES) versions of the GTX 33/33D Mode S transponders are also available, which can support ADS-B Out.
Provider of satellite navigation Garmin International Inc, a unit of Garmin Ltd (NASDAQ: GRMN), announced on Thursday the GTX 23 ES remote transponder, its new remote-mounted Mode-S extended squitter transponder for experimental and light sport aircraft (LSA).
ADS-B will broadcast via two datalinks in the United States: 1090 MHz Extended Squitter and 978 MHz Universal Access Transceiver.
This is the first fully operational - rather than trial - clearance for ADS-B use in Europe, and represents the first step in a programme that will see aircraft and air navigation service provider equipage with 1090MHz ADS-B extended squitter become mandatory by 2015.