Squitter

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The spontaneous periodic transmission by a Mode S transponder (nominally once per second) of a specified format to permit passive acquisition by Mode S interrogators with broad antenna beams (e.g. ACAS).

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

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