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handoff
In cellular mobile systems, the process of transferring a phone call in progress from one cell transmitter and receiver and frequency pair to another cell transmitter and receiver using a different frequency pair without interruption of the call. Synonym handover. 2. In satellite communications, the process of transferring ground-station control responsibility from one ground station to another without loss or interruption of service.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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