NOMENCLATURE.xls - Museum of Radar and Communications by nyut545e2

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									A2 RATT
A2J
A3A
A3H
A3J
ACI
ADCCP
ADCOCK
AE
AF
AFC
AGC
AM
AMI
AMRAD
ANSI
ARPANET
ARQ
ASCII
ASSATS
ATU
AVC
BCA
BER
BERT
BFO
BSC
BSC [BiSync]
BWO
CARB
CCIR
CCITT
CCO
CCR
CCS
CDMA
CEPT
CFC
CODEC
COS
CPU
CR
CR100
CR200
CRC
CRL
CRP
CSF
CSMA/CD
CSU
CUG
CW - A1
CWS
CYO
DATEL
DCE
DCN
DDCMP
DDFS
DFTS
DNST
DPE
DPSK
DRS
DSB - A3
DTE
EAA-EAZ
EBCDIC
EDAC/EDC
EIRP
ELTN
EOW
EVOS
EWO
FAB
FCO
FCS
FDM
FDMA
FEK
FEP
FM
Frequency band J
Frequency band K
Frequency band L
Frequency band Q
Frequency band S
Frequency band V
Frequency band X
Frequency EHF
Frequency HF
Frequency IF [post war]
Frequency IF [pre war]
Frequency LF
Frequency MF
Frequency SHF
Frequency UHF
Frequency VHF
Frequency VLF
FRF
FSCE
FSCO
FSK
FST - RN F1
GAA
GHz
GK185
GPTN
HCP
HDB3
HDLC
HF
HFEC
HOA[N]
HT
Hz
ICS
ICW
IDA
IDF
IF
IFF
IFRB
ISB
ISDN
ISO
ITIMS
ITL
ITU
IVSN
kc/s
kHz
LAN
LAP
LAPB
LCN
LF
LINCOMPEX
LO
LPI
LRR
LSB
LSI
LT
LTR
M88
M89
MAP
MCCIS
MCO
MCVF
MCW - A2
MDF
MEP
MF
MFRS
MHQ
MHz
MO
MODEM
MRL
MSK
MSO
MTBF
MTTR
MWO
NF
NICS
NL
NRZ
NSTA
NSTN
NTE
NTU
NUA
NUI
OSI
OTA
Oufit letter RHT 1-6
Outfit letter ACA-AZZ
Outfit letter AH 1-6
Outfit letter Bac-BCz
Outfit letter CAA-CUZ
Outfit letter DDA-DZZ
Outfit letter EA-EZ
Outfit letter ESA-ESZ
Outfit letter FH 3-5
Outfit letter FM 1-15
Outfit letter FV 1-9
Outfit letter GJ-GY
Outfit letter Group A/F
Outfit letter Group AB
Outfit letter Group GA
Outfit letter Group K
Outfit letter HRA-HRZ
Outfit letter JA-JZ
Outfit letter KBA-KBZ
Outfit letter KCA-KCZ
Outfit letter KDA-KDZ
Outfit letter KFA-KFZ
Outfit letter KGA-KGZ
Outfit letter KHA-KHZ
Outfit letter KJA-KJZ
Outfit letter KMA-KMZ
Outfit letter KSA-KSZ
Outfit letter LAA-LAZ
Outfit letter PDA-PDZ
Outfit letter QA-QZ
Outfit letter RAA-RAZ
Outfit letter REA-REZ
Outfit letter RH 1-3
Outfit letter RHR 1-6
Outfit letter RIS 1-6
Outfit letter RMA-RMZ
Outfit letter RTA-RTZ
Outfit letter RU 10-55
Outfit letter RV 1-4
Outfit letter SAA-SLZ
Outfit letter TA-TZ
Outfit letter TEA-TEZ
Outfit letter TOA-TOZ
Outfit letter YAA-YAZ
PA
PABX
PAD
PAM
PCC
PCM
PEP
PJF
PLL
PPM
PRK
PSE
PSK
PSS
PSTN
PTT
QAM
QPSK
R/C
R/T
RATT
RCU
RF
RIS
RPI
RX
RX REB Socket
RX REC Socket
SABM
SCOT
SCYO
SDLC
SGT
SNA
SNAC
SNR
SOP
SPC
SPE
SPH
SSB - Various
STCICS
STDB
STMA
T/R
TARE
TASS
TCF
TCU
TDM
TDMA
TDMG
TDSA
TIMS
TR
TRIPLE-X
TS
TWT
TX
Type number 203 & 5
Type number 241-244
Type number 249
Type number 251-259
Type number 262-293
Type number 303-350
Type number 34-89
Type number 405-410
Type number 431-434
Type number 451-458
Type number 501-527
Type number 531-537
Type number 601-605
Type number 607-608
Type number 610-616
Type number 617
Type number 618-619
Type number 650-666
Type number 681-687
Type number 690-693
Type number 900-999
Type number 91
Type number 92-93
UA
UHF
UKMACCS
UKNAVCAMS
UKSUBCAMS
UPS
URR
USB
UTR
VCO
VF
VFO
VHF
VLF
VSLI
VSWR
WAN
Wm
WPM
XL
XO
XTAL
A Ratt system based on AF two tone shift keying using a UHF system in the DSB mode
1kHz tone keyed sub carrier is added to TX synthesised frequency to produce A1
Voice in USB with a pilot carrier. Carrier re-insersion not required - ordinary DSB RX is used
Voice in USB with a full carrier. Carrier re-insersion not required - ordinary DSB RX is used
Voice in USB with suppressed carrier. Carrier re-insertion required at receiver.
Adjacent channel interference
Advanced data communications control procedure [ANSI]
A system of folded dipoles for the D/F outfits FV series
Aerial
Audio frequency
Automatic frequency control
Automatic gain control
Amplitude modulation
Alternate mark inversion
Automatic message routeing and distribution system
American national standards institution
Advanced research projects agency network
Automatic request for repetition
American standard code for information interchange
Advanced ship-shore automatic telegraphy system
Aerial tuning unit
Automatic volume control
Broadcast control authority
Bit error rate
Bit error rate testing
Beat frequency oscillator
Broadcast Control Station
Binary synchronous communication [IBM]
Bridge wireless office
Channel availability and receipt broadcast
International radio consultative committee
International telegraph and telephone consultative committee
Central Communications Office
Communications control room
Central Control System
Code division multiple access
European conference of postal and telecommunications
Communications facility control
Coder-Decoder
Change over switch
Central processor unit
Communications requirement
B28 receiver - Marconi commercial design
B29 receiver - Marconi commercial design
Cyclic redundancy check
Contingency rear link
Character release pulse
Classified socket field
Carrier sense multiple access with collision detection
Crytographic switching unit [Outfit PRC{1}]
Close user group
Continuous wave - Morse Code
Centralised Wireless System
Crypto office
UK PTT Data transmission service
Data circuit - terminating equipment
Defence communication network
Digital data communications message protocol [DEC]
Direct digital frequency synthesis
Defence fixed telecommunication system
Directorate of naval shore telecommunications
Dual path emission
Differential phase shift keying
Distributed resource system [ICL]
Double side band voice
Data terminal equipment
Common aerial working outfits
Extended binary coded decimal interchange code
Error detection and correction
Effective isotropic radiate power
Engineering liaison teleprinter network
Engineering order wire
Electronic voice operated switch
Electronic warfare office
Frequency availability broadcast
Fleet communications officer
Frequency calling schedule [HF Radio] - Frame check sequence [Data comms]
Frequency division multiplex
Frequency division mutiple access
Frequency exchange keying
Front end processor
Frequency modulation
11900-14250 MHz - later 11500-18000
20500-26500 MHz - later 18000-25000
390-1650 MHz - later L2 300-1000 L1 1000-2000
33300-37500 MHz - later 25000-40000
1650-5200 MHz - later 2500-4100
50000-75000 MHz - later 50000-74000
5200-11900 MHz - later - C 4100-7000 X 7000-11500
Extremely high frequency 30 GHz - 300 GHz
High frequency 3 to 30 MHz - Short Wave -in the RN usually 1.5 to 24 MHz
Intermediate frequency of a superhet receiver between the RF and AF stages
Intermediate frequency. In the 1930's this meant the 300-3000 kHz frequency band
Low frequency 30 to 300 kHz [In the 1930's this meant all below 100 kHz] - Long Wave
Medium frequency 300-3000 kHz - Medium Wave -RN usually 240 kHz to 3MHz
Super high frequency 3GHz to 30 GHz - radars, EW and satcoms for RN use
Ultra high frequency 300 MHz-3 GHz - in the RN usually 225 to 400 MHz & 420 MHz Missiles.
Very high frequency 30-300 MHz - in the RN usually in excess of 30MHz to 162 MHz
Very low frequency below 30 kHz. In the 1930's LF was all below 100 kHz - no VLF
Filter radio frequency
Fleet shore communication engineer
Fleet shore communications officer
Frequency shift keying where the RF carrier is pulled up or down to achieve the shift.
Frequency shift telegraphy
Two tone keyer
GigaHertz
Two tone keyer
General purpose telephone network
Hard copy printer
High density bipolar - 3
High level data link control
High frequency 3 to 30 MHz - Short Wave -in the RN usually 1.5 to 24 MHz
High frequency [radio] engineering control
Harbour operations and administration net
High tension
Hertz
Integrated communications system
Interrupted carrier keying used when 602E is running on emergency power only.
Integrated digital access
Intermediate distribution frame
Intermediate frequency
Indicate friend or foe - radar systems
International frequency registration board
Separate transmission in each sideband of a TX either side of the TX synthesised frequency
Integrated services digital network
International organisation for standardisation
In-service transmission impairment measuring set
Isolator, telegraph line
International telecommunications union
Initial voice switched network
kilocycles [small letter 'k'] = kiloHertz [capital H because a mans name] today.
kiloHertz [always a small k]
Local area network
Link access protocol
Link access protocol [balanced]
Local control Network [radio]/Logical channel number [X25]
Low frequency 30 to 300 kHz [In the 1930's this meant all below 100 kHz] - Long Wave
Linear Compression and expansion
Local oscillator
Low probability of intercept
Lower receiving room
Lower side band in an SSB system. Not normally used in the RN unless when ISB is used
Large scale integration
Low tension
Lower transmitting room
Amplifier unit for type 603 transmitter
Amplifier unit for type 604/605 transmitters
Mangement processor [outfit PRB{1}]
Maritime communications, control and information systems
Main communications office
Multi channel voice frequency
Modulated continuous wave - Morse Code using DSB [double sideband]
Main distribution frame
Message processor [Outfit PRA{1}]
Medium frequency [radio]/Multi Frequency [line]
Message filing and retrieval system
Maritime headquarters
MegaHertz [always a capital letter].
Master oscillator
Modulator/Demodulator
Maritime rear link
Minimum shift keying
Main signal office
Mean time between failures
Mean time to repair
Main wireless office
Noise Filter
NATO integrated communications system
Noise Limiter
Non return to zero
Naval shore telecommunications authority
Naval shore telecommunications network
Networking terminating equipment
Network terminating unit
Network user address
Network user identity
Open systems inrerconnection
Off the air
Auto HS Transmitters
Aerial outfits
Shore D/F - fixed aerial
Battery outfits
Receiver outfits less CEA, CEZ, CPA, CRZ which are radars
AC Supply outfits
Aerial exchange outfits
Aerial switching outfits for radar
HF D/F - fixed aerial
MF D/F - fixed aerial
VHF D/F - fixed aerial
Wavemeter outfits
Bulkhead insulator
Type AG deck insulator
Type OZ deck insulator
Type W deck insulator
Radar teachers
Radar indicator outfits
Aerial control outfits
W/T and R/T control outfits
C.W.S. [Central Wireless System] control outfits
Fighter direction control outfits
Speech control outfits
W/T and R/T control outfits
Speech control outfits [VOGAD] = Voice operated gain adjusting device.
Monitor and R/C outfits for YE and flying aids
VHF control outfits on shore
Lighting arrestor for shore stations
A.I.C. Outfits
Special receivers for radio warfare
Radar training sight outfits
Recording outfits
HF D/F - rotating aerial
Auto HS Receivers
Radar interference suppressors
Radio maintenance room outfits
Radar ranging outfits
UHF D/F - rotating aerial
VHF D/F in Vans - rotating aerial
Shore station R/C outfits
Aerial trunk outfits
Tools outfits
Test outfits
Third office [wireless office] accessory outfits
Power amplifier
Public automatic branch exchange
Packet assembler/disassembler
Pulse amplitude modulation
Partial crystal control
Pulse code modulation
Peak envelope power
Patching jack field
Phase locked loop
Pulse position modulation
Phase reverse keying
Packet switch exchange
Phase shift keying
Packet switch stream [BT]
Public switched telephone network
Postal telegraph and telephone authority
Quadtanture amplitude modulation
Quadranture phase shift keying
Radar control outfits
Radio telephone
Radio automatic teletype
Radio control unit
Radio frequency
Radar interference suppressor
Remote peripheral interface
Receiver
Output from the B40 RX's IF3 for photographic analysis of faults in transmission.
Output from the B40 RX's detector for disc or wire recorders
Set asynchronous balanced mode
Small communications terminal
Secret crypto office
Synchronous data link control [IBM]
Satellite ground terminal
System network architecture [IBM]
Secure net alongside communications
Signal to noise ratio
Single operator period
Stored programme control
Single path emission
Special handling
Single side band - see FST, A3A, A3H, A3J, A2J, ISB etc.
Strike command integrated communications system
Statistical time division multiplexing
Shore telecommunications maintenance authority
Transceiver or transmitter/receiver
Telegraph automatic routeing equipment
Telegraph automatic switching service
Technical control facility
Transmitter control unit
Time division multiplexing
Time division multple access
Telegraph distortion message generator
Telegraph distortion signal analyser
Transmission impairment measuring set
Transmitting room
CCITT Recommendation X3, X28, X29
Transmitting Station - gunnery control
Travelling wave tube
Transmitter
Control of motor boats
Interrogators
Ionospheric sounder
Beacons
Radars
V/S special infra red
Transmitters except for 79 = radar
Wa/T [Warning Telephone]
Hailers
SRE [Sound Reproduction Equipment]
Buzzer Outfits
R/C Outfits [Radar Control for aircraft]
HF and MF transmitters
Small craft transmitters 608 sea-going 607 coastal waters. Both used the CDR [B28] RX
Low power transmitters - transportable and portables
Shore radio transmitter
Low power transmitters - transportable and portables
RW [Radio Warfare] now EW [Electronic Warfare]
Low power VHF
UHF transmitters
Radars
Jammer anti radar
B.A.B.S. [Beam Approach Beacon System for aircraft]
Unnumbered acknowledgement
Ultra high frequency 300 MHz-3 GHz - in the RN usually 225 to 400 MHz & 420 MHz Missiles.
UK Maritime coastal communications system
UK Naval communications area master station
UK Submarine communications area master station
Uninterruptabe power supply
Upper receiving room
Upper side band in an SSB system. Usually, the norm in the RN
Upper transmitting room
Voltage controlled oscillator
Voice frequency
Variable frequency oscillator
Very high frequency 30-300 MHz - in the RN usually in excess of 30MHz to 162 MHz
Very low frequency below 30 kHz. In the 1930's LF was all below 100 kHz - no VLF
Very large scale integration
Voltage standing Wave Ratio
Wide area network
Wavemeter
Words per minute
Crystal
Crystal oscillator
Crystal

								
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