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listening post

n
1. (Military) military a forward position set up to obtain early warning of enemy movement. Abbreviation: LP
2. any strategic position or place for obtaining information about another country or area

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n.
any position or location for obtaining secret information about an enemy.
[1915–20]
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He noted machine-gun emplacements cunningly hidden from the view of the British and listening posts placed well out in No Man's Land.
The Highland Coo Cafe affords panoramic views of the hills of Glencoe from its new extension, stories ingrained into the tables, listening posts to hear local folk tales in both English and Gaelic, plus a new menu.
Roy Anthony Derilo, found inside the CNTs camp 20 makeshift bunkers and listening posts that can accommodate 50 fighters.
They even took their work on the road, using mobile listening posts like this one--cars crammed with direction-finding equipment--to pinpoint the sources of illegal radio signals.
IXmaps also highlights the exchanges where the NSA has installed listening posts that allow the spying organization to intercept the data passing through the transfer point.
Main features: it is to provide for the network of media libraries of the City of Le Mans: - helmets shaped " headband "for professional use, for professionals in the music sector - helmets shaped" arch "for general public use on the listening posts, to users
ATORY MP has accused the Welsh Government of planning to establish "GCHQstyle listening posts" to spy on the people of Wales.
One way to do this is to create online "listening posts" that synthesize news from all types of sources, including print, blogs and social media.
Four kilometres (2.5 miles) wide and 248 kilometres (155 miles) long, the DMZ is a depopulated no-man's land of heavily fortified fences that bristles with the landmines and listening posts of two nations that technically remain at war.
There are 12 themed oral listening posts, containing rugby league music and interviews with fans, players and officials, including Giants chairman Ken Davy.
The newspaper claimed that British intelligence was helping Syrian rebels launch successful attacks on government forces with information gathered from their listening posts in the British Bases.
In 1966, Cooper developed one of the first distance-delivered courses at Wisconsin, broadcasting lectures from Old Radio Hall on the Madison campus to more than 600 nurses at 24 "listening posts" across Wisconsin.