radiodetermination satellite service

radiodetermination satellite service

[′rād·ē·ōdi‚tər·mə′nā·shən ′sad·əl‚īt ‚sər·vəs]
(communications)
A system that employs at least two geosynchronous satellites, a central ground station, and hand-held or vehicle-mounted transceivers to enable users to determine and transmit their precise position. Abbreviated RDSS.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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