Transponder dead time

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Dead time (of a transponder)

The minimum interval of time following an interrogating pulse during which a transponder is incapable of further response.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM