common-user channel

common-user channel

[¦käm·ən ‚yü·zər ‚chan·əl]
(communications)
Any of the communications channels which are available to all authorized agencies for transmission of command, administrative, and logistic traffic.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Sustainment flow from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, to northern Iraq switched from common-user channel support to contingency support and then back to channel support.