Over-interrogation

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Term over-interrogation
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Interference in the operation of a secondary radar system due to the fact that the number of interrogations exceeds the capacity of the transponder (a preset value). The action of the transponder is an automatic reduction in transponder receiver sensitivity.

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ICAO (2004), doc. 9684, Manual of the Secondary Surveillance Radar (SSR) Systems

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