minitrack


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minitrack

[′min·ē‚trak]
(aerospace engineering)
A satellite tracking system consisting of a field of separate antennas and associated receiving equipment interconnected so as to form interferometers which track a transmitting beacon in the payload itself.
(electronics)
A subminiature radio transmitter capable of sending data over 4000 miles (6500 kilometers) on extremely low power.
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On the way we stopped at the "Minitrack" Radio Tracking Station at Esselen Park.
These had 40 inch focal length f/5 cameras, using 8 x 10 inch photographic plates with a field of view of 11 x 14 degrees and were used to calibrate the radio MINITRACK satellite system.
The conference features minitracks, tutorials, workshops, and symposiums.
Within each track, the materials are further organized into multiple minitracks. The accompanying CD-ROM contains the full texts of the contributions stored as pdfs, and the Adobe Acrobat 8.0 software to access them.
Attendees at the 45th meeting of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-45) can choose from myriad tracks and minitracks in digital media, IT in healthcare, knowledge systems, collaboration technologies, and more.
The 11th European Conference on Knowledge Management for European researchers and practitioners in knowledge management features minitracks on knowledge and aging, globalization, international law, and other subjects, as well as a keynote by John S.