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base station

a unit functioning as a transmitter and receiver of broadcasting or other signals, as in connection with a CB radio or mobile phone. Unabridged
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  • Move beyond that base station's range and the computer must establish a new connection from scratch with another station.
  • Install antenna feed line from base station radio location and install roof mounted antenna.
  • There's a finite capacity that the cell phone system can support at any given base station.
  • The consequence of this is that each base station has a much shorter range.
  • Having no security from the phone to a base station on a mast makes it easier to filter and monitor traffic.
  • Yes, sure, a mobile phone with a directional antenna can connect to a base station outside the normal range.
  • Note the higher scale, which clearly shows the tracks of the rover as it moved around its base station.
  • And if you are close to the base station, it will be substantially lower.
  • The equipment includes base station controllers and switches.
  • He leaves the lunar base station to make a repair, only to be injured when he crashes his rover.
British Dictionary definitions for base station

base station

a fixed transmitter that forms part of an otherwise mobile radio network
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