transponder

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tran·spond·er

 (trăn-spŏn′dər)
n.
A radio or radar transmitter-receiver activated for transmission by reception of a predetermined signal.

[tran(smitter) + (re)sponder.]

transponder

(trænˈspɒndə) or

transpondor

n
1. (Telecommunications) a type of radio or radar transmitter-receiver that transmits signals automatically when it receives predetermined signals
2. (Broadcasting) the receiver and transmitter in a communications or broadcast satellite, relaying received signals back to earth
[C20: from transmitter + responder]

tran•spon•der

(trænˈspɒn dər)

n.
a radio, radar, or sonar transceiver that automatically transmits a signal upon reception of a designated incoming signal.
[1940–45; trans (mitter) + (res) ponder]

transponder

A receiver-transmitter which will generate a reply signal, upon proper interrogation. See also responsor.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.transponder - electrical device designed to receive a specific signal and automatically transmit a specific reply
electrical device - a device that produces or is powered by electricity
Translations

transponder

[trænˈspɒndəʳ] Ntranspondedor m

transponder

n (Tech) → Transponder m, → Antwortsender m
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The table below summarizes the FAR's requirements, which basically substitute ADS-B OUT where a Mode C transponder is required now.