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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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For testing LTE in unlicensed spectrum configurations, the downlink carriers could even be set up in the 5GHz unlicensed spectrum.
downlink with other IMT FDD bands (800, 900, 1800 or 2100 MHz for example)
In order to address the traffic asymmetry, Europe has decided to harmonise the 1452-1492 MHz (L-band) for Supplemental Downlink (SDL).
The system combines L-band frequencies in the downlink mode with traditional 2.
Here A and B are amplitude of continuous wave (CW) lights from light sources used for downlink and P2P transmission, respectively; [[omega].
With this increasing demand for higher data rates resulted in further evolution of WCDMA to high speed downlink packet access (HSDPA) [4] and high speed uplink packet access (HSUPA) [5].
The next phase of the project will include the launch of a new service, Downlinks on Demand.
In the good ol' days before downlink weather, we wished we could stay out of the storms, but we had little idea where they were.
Subscriber service offerings based on HSPA on the uplink and faster downlink speeds are set to reach the market in early 2007.
The NASA downlink is a great opportunity for the students,'' said Jay Blank, Edwards Middle School science teacher.
The satellite uplink receiving antenna and downlink transmitting antenna have 44.
The base station transmits a downlink subframe, followed by a short gap called TTG, and then individual subscribers transmit the uplink subframes.