radio tracking

radio tracking

[′rād·ē·ō ′trak·iŋ]
(engineering)
The process of keeping a radio or radar beam set on a target and determining the range of the target continuously.
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Earth-based radio tracking of the spacecraft's trajectory is combined with optical navigation, where images of Pluto and its moons are taken by the spacecraft's cameras and analyzed to determine where the spacecraft is relative to its expected position.
Dr Martyn Lucas and Jeroen Tummers from Durham University's Behaviour, Ecology and Evolution Research Centre, tagged 25 sea trout with radio tracking devices.
By combining LiDAR with other technologies, (such as digital maps and the radio tracking of moving sensors), information rich 3D maps can be made and new opportunities to discover, analyse and share information result.
A team of scientists led by Royal Veterinary College researcher Alan Wilson fixed radio tracking collars on five wild cheetahs in Botswana.
Vahidi said that the centre, which would use radar, electro-optic and radio tracking, is aimed at securing country's space facilities, monitoring space objects and especially tracking satellites that pass overhead.
In his talk, Smith described his research radio tracking of pine snakes at the Warren Grove Gunnery Range in the heart of the Pinelands in Burlington County.
Preliminary information flora radio tracking indicates moose are utilizing much of the same range during winter and summer months, at elevations of 1100-1700 m.
politicsinbrum: How about a radio tracking device for Hemming himself - we can follow his yes/no train of thought on the concept of #brummayor.
A number of surveys have been carried out including radio tracking to record the flight paths of the animals.
Along with fellow student Hayat al-Jabiry, Afra has been involved in the GCC region's first-ever radio tracking of wild Ethiopian hedgehogs, which are found in North Africa, Middle East and Gulf region.
political changes to survey radio tracking of wild animals.