A station

A station

[′ā ¦stā·shən]
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In loran, the designation applied to one transmitting station of a pair, the signal of which always occurs less than half a repetition period after the preceding signal and more than half a repetition period before the succeeding signal of the other station, designated a B station.
References in classic literature ?
I know no station which has a right to monopolise the means of mutual instruction, improvement, and rational entertainment; or which has ever continued to be a station very long, after seeking to do so.