Mode S clustering basics

Technology training

Course ID: Clustering-000-03-TEC
Classroom training and live online training

1 day

Max. 12



  • Consider the advantages of Mode S and clustering
  • Differentiate between Mode S acquisition and lockout strategies
  • Explain the function of a Mode S sensor network (distributed and central cluster)
  • Describe the cluster maps

Course information

Target group

Project managers, engineers, technicians and employees working in the field of radar technology and IFF/SSR


Basic knowledge of radar technology



  • Mode S basics
  • Interrogator code allocation
  • Mode S acquisition and lockout
  • Clustering basics
  • Advantages of clustering
  • Setting up a Mode S cluster
  • Coverage maps, surveillance maps and lockout maps