slave station


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slave station

[′slāv ¦stā·shən]
(navigation)
In a radio navigation system such as loran, the transmitting station controlled or triggered by the signal received from the master station.

slave station

In a hyperbolic navigation system, a station whose transmissions are controlled by a master station. Often shortened to slave. See master station.
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The US leader's unusual show of unity came after he toured the west African nation's Goree slave station, where up to 200 people were shackled at a time.
Architecture, especially churches, comes second, and he perseveres in penetrating the hill fortress-palace of Herod the Great and the old slave station of Goree Island.
It also allows to train shunting staff maneuvers to be performed on the slave stations (PA) Electra.
Because of delays in transmission and the fact that not all earth stations have an uplink facility, a more applicable approach might be the use of a slotted Aloha protocol In polling the stations, a response would not be required if the master earth station or controller broadcast what it assumed to be the current state of each station, and then received a response from the slave stations only when the state chnaged.
The tenderer must specify a price for the delivery, installation, connection, commissioning and monitoring of quality and reliability of - Telemetry system 32 patients with option to 40 patients (part 1)- Monitoring cardiac monitoring with central monitoring 8 patients (part 2)- Monitoring stroke unit with central monitoring (part 2)- Monitoring emergency with central monitoring (part 3)- Slave stations spread over the hospital campus (part 1, 2 and 3).