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Line of Sight communication

Definition/Scope: (FM 34-130) The unobstructed (communication) path from a soldier, weapon, weapon sight, electronic-sending and -receiving antennas, or piece of reconnaissance equipment to another point. Also defined as a line from eye to object, a straight path, unobstructed by the horizon, between a transmitting and receiving antenna.



Acronym:

LOS

Broader Terms:

communication
Joint Network Node
node center
radar
small extension node

Narrower Terms:

electromagnetic waves
indirect fire
large extension node
node center
radio signal
satellite communication

Related Terms:

AN/USC-42(V)3 Miniaturized Demand Assigned Multiple Access


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