microwave radio relay

Definitions

Electronics

  • A radio repeater which is utilized for receiving, amplifying, and transmitting microwaves. Such links are usually placed about 80 kilometers apart and require line of sight propagation, but can be spaced much further when factors such as special path conditions are taken into account. Used extensively for cellular communications and wireless networks. Also, the relaying of such waves. Also called microwave relay, microwave link, or microwave repeater.
  • synonymmicrowave link
  • synonymmicrowave repeater
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