Side-lobe suppression

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Term side-lobe suppression
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interrogator side-lobe suppression

secondary surveillance radar transponder

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A mechanism in an SSR transponder activated by the transmission (radiation) of a control pulse (P2 or P5) of amplitude greater than the antenna side-lobe signals-in-space, which will enable the transponder to prevent itself from replying to the side-lobe interrogation signals.

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

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