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An electronic system designed to follow the course of satellites and rockets and to correlate radio signals received by a network of ground stations.
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(Astronautics) trademark obsolete a system for tracking the course of rockets or satellites by radio signals received at ground stations
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(ˈmɪn ɪˌtræk)

a system for tracking satellites, space vehicles, or rockets by means of radio waves.
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Unfortunately for Bloemfontein the MINITRACK station was eventually sited at Harteebeesthoek, near Krugersdorp.
Moonwatch volunteers provided much of the initial orbital information on Sputnik, because Baker-Nunn cameras were only then being deployed and Minitrack, which had become minimally operational only a few days earlier, was designed to detect radio signals transmitted by U.S.
Also displaying Accuprobe, a small, inexpensive gamma backscatter thickness gauge; Minitrack single-sided sensor with XRB laser thickness sensor; and FG 710 gauge running on Accutrak.
Bobcat Company, a business unit of Ingersoll-Rand Company, is a leading provider of Compact Equipment including Skid-Steer Loaders, Compact Track Loaders, Compact Excavators, MiniTrack Loaders, Compact Loader Backhoes, the Toolcat Utility Work Machine, Utility Vehicles, Telescopic Tool Carriers and Compact Equipment Attachments.
The MiniTrack scanner design, featured in company literature, is said to emphasize versatility, small size and ease of use and maintenance.
In Proceedings of the HICSS-99 Conference, Electronic Commerce Minitrack (Maul, Hawaii, Jan.