long-haul radio

long-haul radio

[′lȯŋ ‚hȯl ′rād·ē·ō]
(communications)
A microwave radio system for transmitting telephone, video, data, and telegraph signals over distances on the order of 4000 miles (6500 kilometers) or more on line-of-sight paths between a series of repeaters which demodulate the signal to intermediate frequency and then remodulate.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Each cable cut could require up to 12 hours to repair.[1] In comparison, long-haul radio routes can be designed for 99.98 percent availability over 6500 km, which translates into less than two hours of downtime per year using a single route.