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multipoint distribution service: (MDS) 1.
A one-way domestic public radio service rendered on microwave frequencies from a fixed station transmitting (usually in an omnidirectional pattern) to multiple receiving facilities located at fixed points. [47CFR] 2. A domestic public radio service rendered on microwave frequencies from one or more fixed stations transmitting to multiple receiving facilities located at fixed points. MDS also may encompass transmissions from response stations to response station hubs or associated fixed stations. [47CFR]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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