anchor station

anchor station

[′aŋ·kər ‚stā·shən]
(civil engineering)
(oceanography)
An anchoring site by a research vessel for the purpose of making a set of scientific observations.
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Under this service agreement, SpeedCast will provide a full-range of onsite support, maintenance services and training, and be responsible for managing security and infrastructure of the Skynet East anchor station, located at SpeedCast's teleport facility at Mawson Lakes, Adelaide, Australia.
Tambo Airport and Sandton Station, a main anchor station near a major tourist area, would be completed on time.
on anchor station KKYK, 49/20, in Little Rock (carried on Dish and Direct satellite outlets on Channel 49).
So his program was dropped by the Ducks' anchor station in Eugene, KUGN, since blacks are such significant players for Oregon.
The weekends this fall will be an almost continuous presentation of Oregon football on KEZI, the local and anchor station for the Oregon Sports Network.
In addition, it spent another $59 million to construct three anchor stations in Canada for the WGS system.