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Mode S: an introduction and overview [secondary surveillance radar]

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1 Author(s)
Trim, R.M. ; Racal Group Services, New Malden, UK

The author presents a brief review of the historical developments which have resulted in the emergence of secondary surveillance radar (SSR) and, most recently, of Mode S as the principal radar sensor worldwide for civil air traffic control. The essential technical characteristics of both SSR and of Mode S are described

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Electronics & Communication Engineering Journal  (Volume:2 ,  Issue: 2 )