radiolocation


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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.

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
Translations

radiolocation

[ˌreɪdɪəʊləˈkeɪʃən] Nradiolocalización f
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s): The order concerns the implementation of repairs and servicing of radiolocation equipment used in the polish armed forces, Which is to ensure the efficiency of this equipment specified in point.
The Rohde & Schwarz electronics group offers solutions in the business fields of broadcast and media, cyber security, secure communications, radio monitoring and radiolocation.
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.
The designed antenna can be used in radiolocation, mobile, amateur-satellite service and non-ISM band applications.
Fig 4 United States Table Federal Table Non-Federal Table 420-450 420-450 RADIOLOCATION G2 G129 Amateur is270 Figure 5.
told Arab News: "The company's success is strategically based on five pillars of activities, which are test and measurement, broadcast and media, secure communications, cybersecurity as well as radiomonitoring and radiolocation.
We evaluated third-order selection by considering the habitat within an individual's seasonal 85% fixed-kernel home range as available and habitat at each individual radiolocation as use.
Screening radiolocation datasets for movement strategies with time series segmentation.
The 3550-3650 MHz band is currently used by federal stations for Radiolocation Service and Aeronautical Radionavigation Service (ground based), and by non-federal stations in the Fixed Satellite Service.
Free propagating EM waves in telecommunications, radiolocation, radio navigation, radio astronomy, geophysics, and related areas.
But those of a certain age can remember automobile-door pouches filled with atlases and maps, and post-World-War-II radiolocation devices by names such as LORAN (Long-Range-Navigation), which was good only to a quarter-mile.
We considered individual burrow use locations independent if we knew badgers had moved from the burrow between successive radiolocation attempts (Minta, 1993), which was indicated by displacement of sticks we placed over the burrows.