Mean power (of a radio transmitter)

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The average power supplied to the antenna transmission line by a transmitter during an interval of time sufficiently long compared with the lowest frequency encountered in the modulation taken under normal operating conditions.

Definition Source

ICAO (2006) Official definition, Annex 10, Vol. I, Aeronautical Telecommunications — Radio Navigation Aids

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A time of 1/10 second during which the mean power is greatest will be selected normally. (same source)