I am using 'active radio tags' in a particle tracking experiment. The tags emit a 433 MHz signal containing a unique ID code at a programmable time interval and I am attempting to locate them by surveying a zone with a passive antenna and a GPS.
Is it correct to refer to individual transmission instances (i.e a very short signal containing one 'radio frame' with a defined beginning and end) as a 'transmission'? Is there a more accurate term? Ideally the term would be as brief as possible.
How would you refer to the 'transmission interval' i.e the delay between successive 'transmissions'? I have seen this referred to as a 'signal impulse'.