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ra·di·o·lo·ca·tion

 (rā′dē-ō-lō-kā′shən)
n.
Detection of distant objects, such as ships or aircraft, by radar.
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radiolocation

(ˌreɪdɪəʊləˈkeɪʃən)
n
(Electronics) a former name for radar
ˌradioloˈcational adj
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Noun1.radiolocation - measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objectsradiolocation - measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects
dish aerial, dish antenna, saucer, dish - directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiation
Doppler radar - radar that uses the Doppler shift to measure velocity
early warning radar - a radar that is part of an early warning system
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
cathode-ray oscilloscope, CRO, oscilloscope, scope - electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities
pulse generator - a generator of single or multiple voltage pulses; usually adjustable for pulse rate
3d radar, three-dimensional radar - radar that will report altitude as well as azimuth and distance of a target
wave guide, waveguide - a hollow metal conductor that provides a path to guide microwaves; used in radar
weather radar - radar that is able to detect clouds and precipitation
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Translations

radiolocation

[ˌreɪdɪəʊləˈkeɪʃən] Nradiolocalización f
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Echodyne, the manufacturer of innovative, high-performance radars for government and commercial markets, announces that it has received approval from the FCC for widespread deployment of its EchoGuard radar for radiolocation and radionavigation in the United States, the company said.
--adjustment, service maintenance and repairs of the complex systems (wireless communication, radiolocation and radio intelligence, television, navigation, hydroacoustics and sonar detection);
For example, a new radar may require a new radiolocation allocation in a frequency band previously only allocated for mobile radio communications.
[27] Caffery JJ Jr (2000) Algorithms for radiolocation. wireless location in CDMA cellular radio systems.
Both sides decided on exploring the possibilities of implementing joint projects in radiolocation and information systems in the interests of various ministries and departments of Pakistan.
Kumar, "Microstrip patch antenna for radiolocation using DGS with improved gain and bandwidth," in Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Advances in Engineering and Technology Research, ICAETR 2014, pp.
Johnson, "Elliptical error statistics for radiolocation analysis," IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol.
Aulicino, "Radiolocation and tracking of automatic identification system signals," in Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE Workshop on Statistical Signal Processing (SSP '14), vol.
Locata Corporation has invented new radiolocation technology, which gives precise positioning in the many environments where GPS is either marginal or unavailable for modern applications.
G., "Slot aerials and their relation to complementary wire aerials (Babinet's principle), " Journal of the Institution of Electrical Engineers--Part IIIA: Radiolocation, Vol.