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master station

[′mas·tər ′stā·shən]
(navigation)
In a radio navigation system such as loran, the controlling station of two or more synchronized transmitting stations. Also known as master.

master station

That station in a given system of transmitting stations that controls the transmissions of the other stations (the slave stations) and maintains the time relationship between the pulses of the stations. In satellite surveys, positions can be upgraded considerably by translocation.
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