Definition/Scope: (FM 11-55) The node center serves as an access point for small extension nodes and large extension nodes. The NCS is the hub of the MSE node and provides network interface for subscriber access elements. It provides automatic subscriber finding features that allow permanent address assignment and removes the requirement of knowing where the subscriber is physically located.
Broader Terms:Line of Sight communication
Narrower Terms:Joint Network Node
Related Terms:large extension node