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squitter

[′skwid·ər]
(electronics)
Random firing, intentional or otherwise, of the transponder transmitter in the absence of interrogation.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In addition to active interrogation, the GTS800 has a built-in ADS-B In receiver to receive traffic transmitting on 1090 MHz extended squitter. There's no 978 MHz UAT receiver, so the system won't receive FIS-B weather and it doesn't have ADS-B Out.
Avionics partner uAvionix, equipped the vehicle with full ADS-B to give it an identification and location capability, allowing low visibility compliance potential and Squitter map compatibility.
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.
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).
If you plan to use the flight levels, you'll need Mode S and a 1090ES (extended squitter) system.
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.
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.