microwave repeater

microwave repeater

[′mī·krə‚wāv ri′pēd·ər]
(communications)
A tower equipped with a receiver and transmitter for picking up, amplifying, and passing on in either direction the signals sent over a microwave network by highly directional microwave beams. Also known as microwave link; microwave relay.
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