Base Station

  • Formal
  • A base station is the location of a fixed communication and is part of a network’s wireless telephone system. It relays information to and from a transmitting/receiving unit, such as a mobile phone.
  • Practical
  • The term base station is used in the context of mobile telephony, wireless computer networking and other wireless communications and in land surveying: in surveying it is a GPS receiver at a known position, while in wireless communications it is a transceiver connecting a number of other devices to one another and/or to a wider area.
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