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  • s
  • Skipjack
  • S interface
  • sky wave
  • S reference point
  • SLA
  • S-CSCF
  • slab-dielectric waveguide
  • S-F
  • slamming
  • SA
  • slant range
  • SaaS
  • slave clock
  • SAC
  • slave station
  • SAE
  • slewing
  • safeguarding statement
  • SLF
  • safety service
  • sliding window
  • SAI
  • SLIP
  • sample key
  • slip
  • sampled data
  • slip-free operation
  • sampling
  • slit source
  • sampling frequency
  • slope
  • sampling interval
  • slope equalizer
  • sampling rate
  • slope-keypoint compaction
  • sampling theorem
  • slot
  • SAN
  • slot antenna
  • sanitize
  • slot time
  • sanitizing
  • slotted-ring network
  • SAP
  • SLP
  • SATA
  • SM&O
  • satellite
  • smart bot
  • satellite access
  • smart card
  • satellite communications
  • smart jack
  • satellite digital audio radio service (SDARS)
  • smart robot
  • satellite Earth terminal
  • SMB
  • satellite emergency position-indicating radiobeacon
  • SMDR
  • satellite link
  • smearing
  • satellite network
  • SMI-S
  • satellite operation
  • SMIL
  • satellite PBX
  • SML
  • satellite period
  • smooth Earth
  • satellite relay
  • SMPTE
  • satellite system
  • SMS/800 Help Desk
  • SAToP
  • SMSC
  • saturation
  • SMTP
  • SBC
  • SNA
  • scalability
  • sneak current
  • scan
  • sneak current protection
  • scan line
  • Snell's law
  • scan-stop lockup
  • sniffer
  • scanner
  • SNMP
  • scanning
  • snow
  • scanning direction
  • SNR
  • scanning field
  • SNTP
  • scanning line
  • SOA
  • scanning line frequency
  • SOAP
  • scanning line length
  • soft copy
  • scanning line period
  • Soft Dial Tone Numbers
  • scanning line rate
  • soft limiting
  • scanning pitch
  • soft sectoring
  • scanning rate
  • Softswitch
  • scanning spot
  • software
  • scatter
  • software defined radio
  • scattering
  • software engineering
  • scattering center
  • software package
  • scattering coefficient
  • software piracy
  • scattering cross section
  • software tool
  • scattering loss
  • SOH
  • scavenge
  • SOHO
  • scavenging
  • SOI
  • SCC
  • solid-state scanning
  • scene
  • soliton
  • scene cut
  • SON
  • scene cut response
  • sonar
  • SCF
  • SONET
  • schematic
  • sonobuoy
  • SCIM
  • sound navigation and ranging
  • scintillation
  • sound wave
  • scrambler
  • sound-powered telephone
  • scratch pad store (SPS)
  • sounder prediction station
  • scream
  • sounding
  • screen
  • source
  • screen capture
  • source efficiency
  • screened subnetwork
  • source language
  • screened-host gateway
  • source program
  • screening router
  • source quench
  • script
  • source user
  • scripting language
  • Source-Specific Multicast (SSM)
  • scroll
  • SP
  • scroll-mode terminal
  • space
  • SCSI
  • space diversity
  • SCTE
  • space operation service
  • SD Server Function
  • space radiocommunication
  • SDARS
  • space research service
  • SDH
  • space station
  • SDLC
  • space subsystem
  • SDO
  • space system
  • SDP
  • space telecommand
  • SDTV
  • space telemetry
  • SE
  • space tracking
  • Seal
  • space-division multiplexing
  • search engine
  • space-division switching
  • search robot
  • spacecraft
  • search time
  • spacing bias
  • SECAM
  • spacing end distortion
  • second (s)
  • spacing pulse
  • second dialtone
  • spacing signal
  • second window
  • spam
  • secondary channel
  • spamming
  • secondary emission
  • spare
  • secondary frequency standard
  • SPARQL
  • secondary radar
  • spatial application
  • secondary radiation
  • spatial coherence
  • secondary service area
  • spatial edge noise
  • secondary station
  • spatially coherent radiation
  • secondary surveillance radar
  • SPDU
  • secondary time standard
  • special grade access line
  • SECORD
  • special grade of service
  • secret key
  • special information tone (SIT)
  • secret key encryption
  • special interest group
  • SECTEL
  • special purpose computer
  • section
  • special service
  • section boundary
  • special services
  • sector
  • specialized common carrier (SCC)
  • sector alignment
  • specific detectivity
  • sectoring
  • specification
  • secure communications
  • specification point
  • secure hash standard
  • speckle noise
  • secure operating system
  • speckle pattern
  • secure state
  • spectral bandwidth
  • secure subsystem
  • spectral density
  • secure telephone unit
  • spectral irradiance
  • secure transmission
  • spectral line
  • secure voice cord board
  • spectral loss curve
  • security
  • spectral purity
  • security administration
  • spectral radiance
  • security administrator
  • spectral responsivity
  • security alarm
  • spectral width
  • security architecture
  • spectral window
  • security attribute
  • spectrum
  • Security attributes
  • spectrum designation of frequency
  • security audit
  • spectrum signature
  • security audit message
  • specular reflection
  • security audit record
  • speech digit signaling
  • security audit trail
  • speech level
  • security auditor
  • speech power
  • security category
  • speech privacy
  • security certificate
  • speech synthesizer
  • security certificate
  • speech-plus
  • security class
  • speech-plus-duplex operation
  • security classification
  • speech-plus-signaling
  • security clearance
  • speech-to-speech-correlated-noise ratio (Q)
  • security domain
  • speed calling
  • security enforcing
  • speed dialing
  • security event manager
  • speed of light (c)
  • security exchange
  • speed of service
  • security facility
  • speed-up tone
  • security facility interaction
  • spider
  • security fault analysis
  • spike
  • security fault notification
  • spike file
  • security filter
  • spill forward
  • security flaw
  • spill-forward feature
  • security function
  • spillover
  • security interaction policy
  • spiral track
  • security kernel
  • spiral wrap
  • security label
  • spiral-four cable
  • security level
  • splice
  • security life
  • splice closure
  • security management
  • splice loss
  • security measure
  • splice organizer
  • security mechanism
  • split
  • security model
  • split homing
  • security object
  • split knowledge
  • security objective
  • split screen
  • security operating procedures (SyOPs)
  • splitter
  • security perimeter
  • Sponsor
  • security policy
  • sponsor certificate
  • security policy model (SPM)
  • spontaneous emission
  • security range
  • spoofing
  • security relevant
  • spooling
  • security relevant event
  • sporadic E
  • security requirement
  • sporadic E propagation
  • security safeguards
  • spot beam
  • security service
  • spot jamming
  • security specification
  • spot projection
  • security sub-domain
  • spot size
  • security subject
  • spot speed
  • security target (ST)
  • spread spectrum
  • security test and evaluation
  • SPTS
  • security testing
  • spur
  • security token
  • spurious emission
  • security token
  • spurious noise
  • seed
  • spurious radiation
  • SEED
  • spurious response
  • seed key
  • spurious tones
  • seek
  • SQL
  • seek time
  • SQM
  • segment
  • square pixel
  • segmented encoding law
  • square wave
  • segregation
  • squatting
  • seizing
  • squelch
  • seizure signal
  • sr
  • selcall
  • SR
  • selected network
  • SRV
  • selection position
  • SS7
  • selective calling
  • SSB
  • selective combiner
  • SSB-SC
  • selective fading
  • SSDP
  • selective field protection
  • SSL
  • selective field protection
  • SSM
  • selective jamming
  • SSO
  • selective ringing
  • stability
  • selective router (SR)
  • stagger
  • selectivity
  • standard
  • self-authentication
  • standard frequency and time signal service
  • self-delineating block
  • standard frequency and time signal station
  • self-electro-optic effect device
  • standard frequency and time signal-satellite service
  • self-focusing
  • Standard Generalized Mark-up Language
  • self-relative address
  • standard operating conditions
  • self-synchronizing code
  • standard optical source
  • self-testing circuit
  • standard telegraph level (STL)
  • semi-permanent connection
  • standard test signal
  • semiautomated tactical command and control system
  • standard test tone
  • semiautomatic switching system
  • standard time and frequency signal (STFS) service
  • semiconductor laser
  • standardized profile
  • semiduplex operation
  • Standards
  • send loudness rating (SLR)
  • Standards
  • sender
  • standards developer
  • sending loudness rating (SLR)
  • standby
  • sending-end crossfire
  • standing wave
  • sensitive information
  • standing wave ratio (SWR)
  • sensitivity
  • star (*) property
  • sensitivity label
  • star coupler
  • sensor
  • star network
  • sentinel
  • star quadded cable
  • separate channel signaling
  • star topology
  • Separation
  • start message
  • separation of duties
  • start notice
  • separations
  • start pulse
  • septet
  • start signal
  • sequence
  • start-dial signal
  • sequence number (SEQ)
  • start-of-heading character (SOH)
  • sequential access
  • start-of-text character (STX)
  • sequential logic element
  • start-record signal
  • sequential transmission
  • start-stop character
  • serial
  • start-stop distortion
  • serial access
  • start-stop margin
  • serial computer
  • start-stop modulation
  • serial port
  • start-stop system
  • serial transmission
  • start-stop transmission
  • serial-to-parallel conversion
  • start-stop TTY distortion
  • serializer
  • start-up KEK
  • series T junction
  • starting frame delimiter
  • server
  • statement
  • server application process
  • static data
  • service
  • staticizer
  • service access
  • station
  • service access code (SAC)
  • station battery
  • service access point (SAP)
  • station clock
  • service affecting limit (SAL)
  • station equipment
  • service availability
  • station load
  • service bit
  • station message-detail recording (SMDR)
  • service channel
  • station-to-station basis
  • service class
  • stationary satellite
  • service code
  • stationary wave
  • service composition
  • statistical multiplexing
  • service concurrence
  • statistical time-division multiplexing
  • service continuity
  • statistically unique
  • service control
  • status field (SF)
  • service control point (SCP)
  • statute mile
  • Service Control Point (SCP)
  • STB
  • service convergence
  • STC
  • service data unit (SDU)
  • STD
  • service feature
  • STDM
  • service identification
  • steady-state condition
  • service independence
  • steady-state throughput
  • Service Information
  • steganography
  • service integration
  • step-by-step (SXS) switching system
  • service integrity
  • step-index fiber
  • Service Integtration
  • step-index profile
  • service logic
  • steradian (sr)
  • Service Management
  • stereophonic crosstalk
  • service management access function (SMAF)
  • stereophonic sound subcarrier
  • Service Management Team (SMT)
  • STFS
  • service node (SN)
  • still image
  • Service Orchestration
  • still video
  • service outage
  • stimulated emission
  • Service Package
  • STL
  • service probability
  • stop element
  • service profile
  • stop signal
  • service profile management
  • stop-record signal
  • service program
  • stopband
  • service provider
  • storage
  • Service Provider Discovery
  • storage cell
  • service routine
  • storage element
  • service signals
  • storage object
  • service subscriber (SS)
  • storage register
  • service switching and control point (SSCP)
  • store-and-forward (S-F)
  • service switching function (SSF)
  • store-and-forward switching center
  • service switching point (SSP)
  • stored-program computer
  • service termination point
  • STP
  • Service Transfer
  • strap
  • service user
  • stratum
  • service-provider portability
  • stray current
  • Services Discovery
  • streamer
  • serving area ID
  • streaming
  • Session Concurrence
  • streaming media
  • session key
  • streaming tape drive
  • Session Layer
  • streaming tape recording
  • SET
  • strength member
  • set
  • strength of mechanism
  • set-top
  • stressed environment
  • set-top box (STB)
  • string
  • seven-bit byte
  • stroke
  • seven-hundred (700) service
  • stroke edge
  • severely errored second (SES)
  • stroke speed
  • severely errored unit of time
  • stroke width
  • sexadecimal
  • strong authentication
  • sextet
  • structured development
  • SF
  • structured programming
  • SFTS
  • structured text
  • SG
  • STU
  • SGF
  • stub network
  • SGML
  • studio-to-transmitter link (STL)
  • SGSN
  • stuffing
  • shadow
  • STUN
  • shadow loss
  • stunt box
  • shannon (Sh)
  • STX
  • Shannon's law
  • SUB
  • shaping network
  • sub-band adaptive differential pulse code modulation (SB-ADPCM)
  • shared service link connection
  • sub-registration authority (SRA)
  • shareware
  • subassembly
  • sharpness
  • subcarrier
  • SHE
  • subclass
  • sheath
  • subject
  • sheath kilometers
  • subject authority
  • sheath miles
  • subject security level
  • shell
  • sublayer
  • SHF
  • subnet address
  • shield
  • subnet mask
  • shielded enclosure
  • subnetwork
  • shielded pair
  • subordinate station
  • shielded twisted pair
  • subroutine
  • shielding
  • subscribe
  • shielding effectiveness
  • subscriber
  • shift
  • subscriber data key
  • shift register
  • subscriber key
  • ship Earth station
  • subscriber line
  • ship station
  • Subscriber Profile Database
  • ship's emergency transmitter
  • Subscription
  • shock excitation
  • substitute character (SUB)
  • shock spectrum
  • substitution method
  • shopping basket
  • subtributary office
  • Short Circuit Test Line
  • subvoice-grade channel
  • short haul toll traffic
  • successful block delivery
  • short interruption event (SIE)
  • successful block transfer
  • short message service (SMS)
  • successful disengagement
  • short wavelength
  • sudden ionospheric disturbance (SID)
  • shortwave
  • suitability of function
  • shot noise
  • sum check
  • SI
  • summation check
  • SID
  • sunspot
  • side circuit
  • super high frequency (SHF)
  • side effect
  • superclass
  • side lobe
  • superencryption
  • sideband
  • superframe (SF)
  • sideband transmission
  • supergroup
  • sidetone
  • supergroup distribution frame (SGDF)
  • SIG
  • superhighway
  • SIGINT
  • superluminescent LED
  • signal
  • superradiance
  • signal center
  • supersector
  • signal compression
  • supersession
  • signal contrast
  • superuser
  • signal conversion equipment
  • supervisor
  • signal distance
  • supervisor state
  • signal distortion
  • supervisory control
  • signal droop
  • supervisory program
  • signal duration
  • supervisory routine
  • signal element
  • supervisory signaling
  • signal expansion
  • supervisory signals
  • signal frequency shift
  • supportive security application
  • signal intelligence
  • suppressed carrier single-sideband emission
  • signal level
  • suppressed carrier transmission
  • signal message
  • suppression measure
  • signal processing
  • surf
  • signal processing gain
  • surface refractivity
  • signal reference subsystem
  • surface wave
  • signal regeneration
  • surge
  • signal sample
  • surge protective device (SPD)
  • signal sampling
  • surge suppressor
  • signal security
  • surrogate access
  • signal transfer point (STP)
  • surveillance
  • signal transition
  • survey
  • signal unit (SU)
  • survivability
  • signal unit alignment
  • survivable operation
  • signal unit error rate monitoring
  • survival craft station
  • signal unit sequence control
  • susceptibility
  • signal-plus-noise-plus-distortion to noise-plus-distortion ratio
  • susceptibility threshold
  • signal-plus-noise-to-noise ratio ((S+N)/N)
  • susceptiveness
  • signal-return circuit
  • SVOD
  • Signal-to-C-Notched Noise Ratio
  • SW
  • Signal-to-C-Notched Noise Ratio
  • sweep acquisition
  • signal-to-crosstalk ratio
  • sweep jamming
  • signal-to-noise ratio (SNR)
  • swim
  • signal-to-noise ratio per bit
  • switch
  • signaling
  • switch busy hour
  • signaling channel
  • switchboard
  • signaling connection control part (SCCP)
  • switched access line
  • signaling data link
  • switched circuit
  • signaling destination point
  • switched connection
  • signaling end point
  • Switched Digital Acceptance Testing (SDAT)
  • signaling information field
  • switched exchange access network
  • signaling link
  • switched loop
  • signaling link activation
  • switched multimegabit data services (SMDS)
  • signaling link blocking
  • switched network
  • signaling link code
  • switching
  • signaling link deactivation
  • switching center
  • signaling link failure
  • switching exchange
  • signaling link group
  • switching facility
  • signaling link management function
  • switching system
  • signaling link restoration
  • switchpoint
  • signaling link selection (SLS)
  • SWR
  • signaling link selection field
  • SX
  • signaling link set
  • SXS
  • signaling message
  • syllabary
  • signaling message discrimination
  • syllable
  • signaling message distribution
  • symbolic language
  • signaling message handling functions
  • symbolic logic
  • signaling message route
  • symmetric authentication method
  • signaling message routing
  • symmetric cryptography
  • signaling network
  • symmetrical channel
  • signaling network functions
  • symmetrical pair
  • signaling network management (SNM) functions
  • symmetry
  • signaling originating point
  • SYN
  • signaling path
  • sync pulse
  • signaling point
  • synchronism
  • signaling point code
  • synchronization
  • signaling rate
  • synchronization bit
  • signaling route
  • synchronization code
  • Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
  • synchronization pulse
  • signaling time slot
  • synchronizing
  • signaling traffic flow control
  • synchronizing pilot
  • signaling traffic management functions
  • synchronizing signal
  • signaling transfer point (STP)
  • synchronous
  • signaling transition
  • synchronous crypto-operation
  • signals intelligence (SIGINT)
  • synchronous data link control (SDLC)
  • signals security
  • synchronous data network
  • signatory
  • synchronous height
  • signatory authority
  • synchronous idle character (SYN)
  • signatory certificate
  • synchronous network
  • signature
  • synchronous optical network
  • significant condition
  • synchronous orbit
  • significant digit
  • synchronous payloads
  • significant instant
  • synchronous satellite
  • significant interval
  • synchronous system
  • silence code
  • synchronous tandem encoding
  • silent interval
  • synchronous TDM
  • silent zone
  • Synchronous Test Line (103)
  • silica
  • synchronous transfer mode
  • silicon dioxide (SiO2)
  • synchronous transmission
  • silicon photodiode
  • synchronous transport signal level 1 (STS-1)
  • SIMPLE
  • syntax
  • simple authentication
  • syntonization
  • simple buffering
  • SYSGEN
  • Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
  • SYSOP
  • Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
  • system
  • simple scanning
  • system administration
  • simple security condition
  • system administrator
  • simple security property
  • system analysis
  • simplex (SX) signaling
  • system blocking
  • simplex circuit
  • system blocking signal
  • simplex operation
  • system budget
  • simplex protocol
  • system definition
  • simulate
  • system documentation
  • SINAD
  • system electronic information security policy (SEISP)
  • singing
  • system failure transfer
  • singing margin
  • system follow-up
  • singing point
  • system generation (SYSGEN)
  • Singing Return Loss (High & Low)
  • system high mode
  • single class
  • system indicator
  • single class device
  • system integration
  • single point keying
  • system integrity
  • single point of control
  • system interconnection security policy (SISP)
  • single-current system
  • system internal interface (SII)
  • single-current transmission system
  • system key
  • single-ended control
  • system life cycle
  • single-ended service feature
  • system loading
  • single-ended synchronization
  • system management
  • single-frequency (SF) signaling
  • system manager
  • single-frequency interference
  • system operational threshold
  • single-harmonic distortion
  • system overhead information
  • single-level device
  • system power margin
  • single-mode fiber
  • system profile
  • single-mode optical fiber
  • system reliability
  • single-mode optical waveguide
  • system robustness
  • single-Morse system
  • system security
  • single-polarized antenna
  • system security engineering
  • single-sideband (SSB) emission
  • system security evaluation
  • single-sideband (SSB) equipment reference level
  • system security officer
  • single-sideband (SSB) transmission
  • system security policy (SSP)
  • single-sideband suppressed carrier (SSB-SC) transmission
  • system services
  • single-tone interference
  • system services API
  • sink
  • system signaling and supervision
  • SIP
  • system software
  • site
  • system standard
  • six-bit byte
  • system supervision
  • skew
  • system support
  • skew ray
  • system test time
  • skimming
  • systems analysis
  • skin effect
  • systems control
  • SKIP
  • systems design
  • skip distance
  • systems engineering
  • skip zone


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