scanning radio

scanning radio

[′skan·iŋ ′rād·ē·ō]
(electronics)
A radio receiver that automatically scans across public service, emergency service, or other radio bands and stops at the first preselected station which is on the air. Also known as radio scanner.
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India, April 13 -- In 2015, Russian billionaire Yuri Milner unveiled a $100-million plan for the search of extra-terrestrial intelligence by scanning radio and light signals.
Contract notice: Quality control services and scanning radio fund quadriga station.
We are working with colleagues to equip our drones with a scanning radio receiver that might be used to triangulate the location of animals in the forest that have been tagged with a radio collar.
The resulting imager, called a Scanning Radio Imager (SRI), was used to image various metal objects including coins and hidden weapons, such as a knife and firearms.
We, therefore, named this technique Scanning Radio Imagery (6) or SRI for short, and when referring to the instrument itself we call it a Scanning Radio Imager also denoted SRI.
In this paper we introduced a new technique, Scanning Radio Imagery (SRI), which transforms an ordinary metal detector into a camera allowing pictures to be made of hidden metallic objects.
A MUST for all aspiring Bonds with two walkie-talkies, spyscope, projection device and a scanning radio.
It was alleged they had bomb making materials including: three bags of fertiliser, a black powder substance, electronic and mechanical weighing scales, graduated plastic containers, spatulas, two cut down aluminium beer kegs, gloves, overalls and a scanning radio.
This distributed dynamic radio intelligence is combined with a scanning radio in each mobile wireless mesh node.
The scanning radio allows the vehicle to travel through the network at high speeds while maintaining uninterrupted connectivity for security applications.
Robert Putnam, president, added: "We expect the response to our AM Sounds radio to surpass that of our highly successful FM Sounds digital scanning radio which is sold in the U.
Some companies market their systems with anti-scanner tones intended to delay scanning radios and cause them to miss communications.

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