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base station[′bās ‚stā·shən]
A land station, in the land mobile service, carrying on a service with land mobile stations (a base station may secondarily communicate with other base stations incident to communications with land mobile stations).
A station in a land mobile system which remains in a fixed location and communicates with the mobile stations.
The point from which a survey begins.
A geographic position whose absolute gravity value is known.
base station(1) See cradle.
(2) An earth-based transmitting/receiving station for cellular phones, paging services and other wireless transmission systems. See earth station.
(2) A transmitting/receiving station in a wireless local area network (WLAN) that is fixed in location. Base station is a generic name for "access point." See wireless LAN.