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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The AP1004WRi is a next-generation, multi-gigabit 802.11ac AP featuring the most advanced and innovative RF capabilities including quad radios, patented antenna technology with multi-radio beam-forming and shaping, 4x4:4 MIMO and MU-MIMO capabilities, dual-band scanning radio and BlueTooth Low-Energy radio.
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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.
Joseph Chapman, Bachelor of Science Thesis, "Scanning Radio Imager." May 2002, Northwest Nazarene University Library.
"The Scanning Radio Imager--how to make a camera out of a metal detector," Journal of the Idaho Academy of Science.
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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.
Some companies market their systems with anti-scanner tones intended to delay scanning radios and cause them to miss communications.

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