Air traffic controllers need to know the “name and surname” of each aircraft, which is why the secondary surveillance radar or SSR was created. Just imagine the number of aircraft flying overhead… Can’t you imagine? Take a look at Flight Radar, come on.
In today’s post, we explain the origin of secondary surveillance radar and how it works.
- Origins of Secondary Surveillance Radar SSR
- How does SSR or Secondary Surveillance Radar work?
- Elements of the transponder or Secondary Surveillance Radar
- Operation modes of the SSR
- Special codes on Secondary Surveillance Radar
- Mode A and Mode C SSR issues
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