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downlink

[′dau̇n‚liŋk]
(communications)
The radio or optical transmission path downward from a communications satellite to the earth or an aircraft, or from an aircraft to the earth.

downlink

(1) The transmission from a satellite down to an earth station. Contrast with uplink.

(2) The transmission from a cell tower to a cellphone or other mobile device. Contrast with uplink.
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The downlink was made possible through satellite communication, said Beth Hagenauer of NASA Dryden public affairs.
Orange, Ericsson and Qualcomm have successfully used L-band frequencies to demonstrate the use of supplemental downlink technology on a mobile network, thereby confirming the potential of this approach to increase mobile broadband capacity and enhance user experience.
After two years of extensive studies, CEPT ECC decided to harmonise the L-band for Supplemental Downlink.
Overlapping receive range within King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties will be unified through the use of multiple interconnected and intelligent fixed diversity downlink receive site systems.
In order to address the traffic asymmetry, Europe has decided to harmonise the 1452-1492 MHz (L-band) for Supplemental Downlink (SDL).
Diversity advanced receiver as a preferred approach for high rate downlinks
NASA Television will air video of the astronauts during the downlink.
LOS ANGELES, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Helinet Technologies, an international provider of aviation technology solutions to the law enforcement, government and military markets, announced today its selection by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD) to develop and support a comprehensive microwave downlink system for the Department's new fleet of 14 patrol helicopters.
NASA provides this opportunity through TFS at no cost to the host organization and will work with the host institution to plan the downlink.
We are extremely pleased to have been selected by the Ontario Police and Fire Departments and the RADP to develop and implement the new microwave downlink solution and look forward to supporting them in their work safeguarding the communities of Ontario, Riverside and San Bernardino.
We are thrilled our Beagle USB 5000 series of protocol analyzers are the first analyzers in the world with a SuperSpeed USB downlink.
com), a service performance management company that lets wireless operators control the quality and delivery of mobile content on both uplink and downlink, today introduced its .