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TransponderIn telecommunication, the term transponder has the following meanings:
Note: An example of transponders is in identification-friend-or-foe systems and air-traffic-control secondary radar (beacon radar) systems.
3. A receiver-transmitter that will generate a reply signal upon proper interrogation.
Source: from Federal Standard 1037C and from MIL-STD-188 and from the Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
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