microwave hop

microwave hop

[′mī·krə‚wāv ′häp]
(communications)
A microwave communications channel between two stations with directive antennas that are aimed at each other.
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Another student of the microwave antenna training emailed the instructor that he had used the tools that same week to align a microwave hop.
Microwave antenna installation and alignment is a critical aspect of installing a microwave hop and this type of microwave antenna system installation and alignment training is proving to be extremely useful for utilities and other entities that utilize microwave radio networks.
All access to a radio is only through another radio, so a management channel must be created in the "wireless cable" to move management messages across the microwave hop from radio to radio.
All access to a radio is only through another radio, so a management channel must be created in the 'wireless cable' to move management messages across the microwave hop from radio to radio.
To meet the first objective, the company installed a T1 backbone between Wheeling and Charleston, using a microwave hop to link the T1 lines where terrestrial circuits were not available.
It is still a fraction of what it would cost to use 3 microwave hops.
Under this contract, Commdex will install and configure new microwave hops at sites across Illinois, Iowa and Minnesota.
We're in a very high RF environment, surrounded by several cell towers, and microwave hops, so conventional methods of transmitting wireless broadband can be a challenge.
The MCNC communications system consists primarily of microwave hops between the participating institutions and the Central Laboratory.
Delays are virtually non-existant, despite the fact that the link between a microcomputer at one suburban campus and a microcomputer at another is formed through four microwave hops.
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