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  Telecommunication - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In practice it also recognizes that something may be lost in the process; hence the term 'telecommunication' covers all forms of distance and/or conversion of the original communications, including radio, telegraphy, television, telephony, data communication and computer networking.
The elements of a telecommunication system are a transmitter, a medium (line) and possibly a channel imposed upon the medium (see baseband and broadband as well as multiplexing), and a receiver.
Telecommunication can be point-to-point, point-to-multipoint or broadcasting, which is a particular form of point-to-multipoint that goes only from the transmitter to the receivers.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /telecommunication.htm   (1091 words)

A telecommunications company that offers communications services to the general public via shared circuits at published tariff rates.
Term used to describe the standards used to define 100 Mbps version of the CMSA/CD (Ethernet) standard.
New telecommunications systems designed to permit two-way communications between televisions or computers in one location with software stored on a central computer.
www.uri.edu /oherpt/gloss.html   (1348 words)

 PHTN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Use of telecommunication technology for the implementation of administrative activities such as meetings, focus group, or job interviews when the parties are located at two or more locations.
Use of telecommunications technology for medical diagnosis and patient care when the provider and client are separated by distance.
The term, videoconference, is sometimes used to refer to conferences via compressed video, conferences via land lines, and broadcasts via satellite.
www.phppo.cdc.gov /phtn/lingo.asp   (3722 words)

 Glossary of Telecommunication Terms
The term is frequently applied to a parabolic antenna that receives signals from a satellite.
It is a term used with analog signals, and is reported in Hertz.
The term is often used in referring to a setting or experience that is simulated through the use of technology.
www.gifted.uconn.edu /siegle/epsy311a/Glossary.html   (5518 words)

 For Consumers: Glossary of Telecommunications Terms
A 1992 Cable Act term requiring a cable system to carry signals of both commercial and noncommercial television broadcast stations that are "local" to the area served by the cable system.
A term used to describe the capability of individuals, businesses and organizations to retain their existing telephone number(s) —— and the same quality of service —— when switching to a new local service provider.
The term used to describe what occurs when a customer’s long distance service is switched from one long distance company to another without the customer’s permission.
www.fcc.gov /glossary.html   (1645 words)

 Glossary of Messaging and Network Security Terms
In practice, this term and e-business are often used interchangeably.
Hacker is a term used by some to mean "a clever programmer" and by others, especially journalists or their editors, to mean "someone who tries to break into computer systems."
The term is now used to refer to any nudge delivered by hackers over the network that causes bad things to happen on the system being nudged.
www.ssimail.com /Glossary.htm   (6751 words)

 Federal Standard 1037C   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Federal Standard 1037C entitled Telecommunications: Glossary of Telecommunication Terms is a US Federal Standard, issued by the General Services Administration pursuant to the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, as amended.
This document provides Federal departments and agencies a comprehensive source of definitions of terms used in telecommunications and directly related fields by international and U.S. Government telecommunications specialists.
Note: please do not copy any definitions from Federal Standard 1037C with attribution to Non-Federal sources such as NATO, CCITT, the Radio Regulations etc. as these are derived from sources not known to be in the public domain.
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/f/fe/federal_standard_1037c.html   (272 words)

 Glossary of Telecommunication Terms
A general term used to denote the decrease in power between that transmitted and that received due to loss through equipment, lines, or other transmission devices.
A generic term indicating key telephones with built-in microprocessors which allow access to PBX-like features as well as access to multiple CO lines, using 2 to 4 pair wiring.
A term applied to facilities or circuits where bandwidths are greater than that required for one voice channel.
www.globaltele.com /telecomglossary.htm   (6619 words)

 SBC Knowledge Network Explorer: Videoconferencing for Learning: Glossary
In telecommunications, the maximum frequency (spectrum) measured in Hertz or cycles per second, between the two limiting frequencies of a channel.
As the term implies, the speed in bps is equal to the number of bits transmitted or received each second.
Telecommunication in which a wide band of frequencies is available to transmit information.
www.kn.pacbell.com /wired/vidconf/glossary.html   (2632 words)

Analog, digital, broadband, GSM — these terms and many more like it are verbally thrown at you by salespeople trying to get you to buy their cell phone products.
Here is some help in understanding some terms and phrases you’ve seen often (probably on your bill) but don’t really understand.
But no matter which category they come in, they have attached to them a list of terms, some of which can be confusing.
www.glossary-of-terms.net /telecom.html   (323 words)

 Glossary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The term agent is often used to describe a person or organization that assumes some of the responsibilities of another one.
This term has been avoided in the final rules so that a more HIPAA-specific meaning could be used for business associate.
A generic term for code values that are defined for a State or other local division or for a specific payer.
www.cms.hhs.gov /glossary?Letter=ALL&Audience=7   (2541 words)

 Glossary (A - K)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The term grew out of the work of William Gibson and Bruce Sterling and has evolved into a cultural label encompassing many different kinds of human, machine, and punk attitudes.
CYBERSPACE - term originated by author William Gibson in his novel "Neuromancer", the word Cyberspace is currently used to describe the whole range of information resources available through computer networks.
EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM - an organizatinal unit composed of hardware, software that provides direction for the operation of the hardware, a transport system to move information from point to point, and staff who lead, manage, and use the system.
www.dlab.kiev.ua /cit/glossar.htm   (2553 words)

 Bryan Financial Management Review
Pathway is the defined vertical and horizontal area/route where a telecommunications cable is placed and protected from harm.
A pathway may be a conduit, surface mold apparatus, or a ceiling or floor tray.
Another term that may be used to describe a pathway is “raceway.”
www.window.state.tx.us /lga/fmr/bryan/glossary.html   (3027 words)

 List of telecommunication network terms - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of telecommunication network terms derived from the Glossary of Telecommunication Terms published as Federal Standard 1037C.
Please see the Federal Standard article for copyright-related issues, as not all parts of the source document are in the public domain.
This page was last modified 00:23, 26 August 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_telecommunication_network_terms   (145 words)

 DONCIO Glossary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
More specifically the term is often used to distinguish from dependent variables quantities which may be assigned arbitrary values for purposes of the problem at hand.
The term used to refer to a specific revolution in the course of an imaging day, beginning with pass one and continuing through the last revolution of the same day.
A test verdict given when the observed test outcome gives evidence of conformance to the conformance requirement on which the test purpose is focused and is valid with respect to the relevant standard(s) and with respect to the specified statement.
www.don-imit.navy.mil /glossary/definition.asp?ssearch=P   (2191 words)

 FED-STD-1037C vii FEDERAL STANDARD Telecommunications: GLOSSARY OF TELECOMMUNICATION TERMS 1. SCOPE. a.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
definitions for terms used in the preparation of all telecommunications documentation.
terms used in telecommunications and directly related disciplines by national, international, and U.S. Government telecommunications specialists.
The terms and definitions that constitute this standard, and that are to be applied to
www.hymas.com /government/General-Services-Administration-248b4.php   (702 words)

 infos: telecommunication glossary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Glossary of Telecommunications Terms This 1998 edition of the glossary of telecommunications...
Glossary 2000 Note: If you are seeing this message, you are missing the full impact of this page.
Institute for Telecommunication Sciences (ITS), Boulder, Colorado, U.S. ITS is the research and...
www.panama-club.de /telecommunication_glossary.html   (272 words)

 eXroads.com - reference_tools/Definitions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Glossary of Basic Internet Terminology - A compilation of the most commonly used terms associated with the Internet and related electronic media.
Glossary of PC and Internet terminology - This site features a large table displaying all the available entries in its dictionary.
NETGLOS - NETGLOS is a multilingual glossary of Internet terminology currently being compiled as a voluntary, collaborative project by a number of translators and other professionals.
www.exroads.com /reference_tools/Definitions   (228 words)

 A Glossary of Telecommunications Terms, 1998   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This 1998 edition of the glossary of telecommunications terms was prepared by the Public Service Division of the Office of Public Affairs of the Federal Communications Commission.
It contains many words and phrases used to describe telecommunications terms which commonly appear in Commission documents and other publications or articles on telecommunication technology.
To view the glossary you must have Acrobat Reader software installed on your computer and configured as a "helper" or "plug-in" application in your browser.
www.fcc.gov /Consumers/glossary.html   (172 words)

 Telecommunication Terms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
If you've been searching for the best site to research Telecommunication Terms, then look no further.
Our site makes it easy to find the information on Telecommunication Terms that satisfy your needs.
Provides a comprehensive source of definitions of terms used in telecommunications and directly related fields by international and US Government...
www.gregwarren.ca /index.php?C=Telecommunications&T=telecommunication-terms&D=0   (263 words)

 4-08-99 Glossary Search Engine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The glossary includes over 5800 definitions ranging from communications security to information superhighway terms.
The glossary was created in cooperation with the Federal Telecommunication Standards Committee.
The telecommunication glossary is a mandatory standard for all Federal agencies.
www.ntia.doc.gov /ntiahome/press/glossarypr.htm   (286 words)

 Glossary of Telecommunications and Mobile Terms
If the term you are looking for starts with a digit or symbol, choose the '#' link.
A term referring to the speed at which modems communicate.
Although the term is usually used with computers, it is often used with modems.
www.cellular.co.za /glossary.htm   (4111 words)

 T1 Glossary
Term names containing numerals are alphabetized as though the numbers were spelled out; thus, “144-line weighting” will appear in the “O” portion of the alphabet between the terms “on-board communication station” and “one-part code,” since “144-line” is pronounced as if it were spelled “one-forty-four line.
Terms labeled “synonym [loosely]” are in occasional informal use, but may be semantically inexact or may border on slang.
Term names that are semantically incorrect, that have been replaced by recent advances in technology, or that have definitions that are no longer applicable, are designated as “deprecated.” In such case, the reader is referred to current term names, where applicable.
www.atis.org /tg2k/t1g-forw.html   (4561 words)

 HEI -- Glossary of Telecommunications Terms
HEI has prepared this glossary of telecommunications-technology terms and standards information to help clients and others keep up to date with our dynamic telecommunications industry.
Copyright considerations necessitate that the definitions given in this glossary are not those produced by bodies like ANSI, IEEE, ISO or ITU but were rather produced by HEI's in-house staff.
Where legally binding definitions and terms are required, you are advised to purchase the applicable international standards' body publication and/or obtain use-permission from the copyright or trademark holder.
www.hei.ca /glossary.html   (146 words)

 DACS - Data & Analysis Center for Software - DACS - Software   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Federal Standard 1037C: Glossary of Telecommunication Terms The General Services Administration (GSA) issues this standard.
RioLink's Glossary of WWW and Internet Terms For beginners and long-term users alike, the acronyms, abbreviations and terms encountered on the Internet can be confusing.
XML Glossary from ZVON A searchable glossary covering XML terminology, W3C specifications and other XML acronyms and languages.
www.dacs.dtic.mil /databases/url/key.hts?keycode=230:232&islowerlevel=1   (599 words)

 HEI -- Glossary of Telecommunications Terms
An echo canceller electronically enhances the apparent loss between tends of a telecommunications circuit (TEC) or between the room loudspeaker and the microphones (AEC).
These devices are present in some telecommunications equipment such as codecs, permitting long-term storage of configuration, dialing and related information for easy recall by the user.
When connecting networks and equipment, it is important that both the equipment and the network support the same appropriate protocols.
www.hei.ca /glossary2.html   (312 words)

 EServer TC Library: The ABCs of Writing a Technical Glossary
This article identifies and explains format rules, style rules, and lexicographic conventions that have been shown to improve clarity and precision in a technical glossary.
The need to allow flexibility in following the rules is discussed in terms of strengthening the technical merit and vitality of the glossary.
This article also describes the computer-display techniques and file-management system used in committee to develop U.S. Federal Standard 1037C, Glossary of telecommunication terms, and to display the results both in the meeting room and on the Internet between meetings.
tc.eserver.org /21216.html   (149 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Federal Standard 1037C entitled Telecommunications: Glossary of Telecommunication 8 Terms is a US Federal Standard, 8 issued by the 5 General Services Administration 1 pursuant to the Federal 2 Property and Administrative 6 Services Act of 5 1949, as amended.
This 5 document provides Federal departments 8 and agencies a comprehensive 8 source of definitions 2 of terms used in 6 telecommunications and directly 9 related fields by international 5 and U.S. Government telecommunications 4 specialists.
Note: please do not copy any definitions from Federal Standard 9 1037C with attribution 3 to Non-Federal sources such 8 as NATO, CCITT, the 9 Radio Regulations etc. 0 as these are 5 derived from sources not 9 known to be 5 in the public 3 domain.
www.thecontactlens.net /federal_standard_1037c_.htm   (262 words)

 Telecommunications Glossary - ISP, CLEC, ISP/CLEC
Facilities may include duplicated files of transactions, periodic dumping of core or backing storage contents, duplicated processors, storage devices, terminals, telecommunications hardware or the switches to effect a changeover.
COMSAT leases satellite circuits to many American companies and is active in international communications through partial ownership in the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization (INTELSAT) and the International Maritime Satellite Organization (INMARSAT).
Outside plant can be several different technologies, including cable, copper wire or fiber, depending on the type of service at the customer's location.
www.isg-telecom.com /telco_glossary.htm   (15430 words)

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