pilot channel


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pilot channel

[′pī·lət ‚chan·əl]
(civil engineering)
One of a series of cutoffs for converting a meandering stream into a straight channel of greater slope.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Furthermore, by using [mathematical expression not reproducible] and [mathematical expression not reproducible] in combination, a bigger main peak can be obtained, and the pilot channel and data channel are both fully used.
The equation for calculating the mean pilot channel output power when transmitting on the Reverse Traffic Channel with Radio Configurations 3-6, is given by
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Technicians are expected to divert the remaining volume of water, which is flowing through pilot channels along the embankment towards the barrage by today evening.