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master station

[′mas·tər ′stā·shən]
(navigation)
In a radio navigation system such as loran, the controlling station of two or more synchronized transmitting stations. Also known as master.

master station

That station in a given system of transmitting stations that controls the transmissions of the other stations (the slave stations) and maintains the time relationship between the pulses of the stations. In satellite surveys, positions can be upgraded considerably by translocation.
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Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station Pacific is the center of communications for the U.S.
The contract provides support to operate and maintain the US Navy Satellite Communications Facility (NAVSATCOMMFAC) Northwest, located in Chesapeake, Virginia and a component activity of the Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station Atlantic (NCTAMSLANT) in Norfolk, Virginia.
Jojo Fernandez, HM Transport Inc.'s master station, explained that the route from Balagtas to EDSA-North Avenue was temporarily leaving the Tabang Exit of the North Luzon Expressway or NLEX.
Suitable for use in all industries, the Rotork Master Station is capable of operating up to 240 actuators across three separate field networks allowing the optimum network to be used in different plant areas.
Staff members can also make calls to the master station from the app.
Until now, devices connected to the same master station had to be operated using the same cyclic communication cycle (link scan time) throughout the entire network.
NRTF Aguada is a remote facility under command of the Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station Atlantic, Norfolk, VA.
Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 62, Gulfport, Mississippi; Naval Communications Area Master Station, Norfolk, Virginia; Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Nuclear Weapons Training Group, Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia; USS LY.
-- Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station Atlantic (NCTAMS LANT) held a disestablishment ceremony for the Telephone Exchange in Building N-26, Norfolk Naval Station, to officially end more than 100 years of the Navy's traditional method of providing local and international telephone support April 2.
It is submitted that the user manual of digital meters itself shows that these meters can be configured by PC software and through remote GPRS communication once the SIM Card is inserted into the GPRS module which can easily be connected and handled through master station. Petitioner Uzair Shahid is residing in a three room flat where no heavy appliances like air conditioner or UPS is installed.
Each network is controlled by a Pakscan P3 master station which provides a local centre for monitoring and control and links the network to the site's Scada system.
Responding to rumors that the government will relocate the railway station to somewhere on the outskirts of the city Borin replied the current railway station which is located in Phnom Penh downtown will serve as the master station for the future passenger railway terminal.