Satellite Technology Glossary

Satellite Technology Glossary

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There are 74 names in this directory beginning with the letter G.
G
Gain

G-M tube
Geiger-Mueller tube

G/T
Gain to Noise Temperature Ratio

GaAs
Gallium Arsenide

GaAsFET
Gallium Arsenide Field Effect Transistor

GAGR
Group Automatic Gain Regulator

GALAXY
Domestic Satellite (Hughes Communications - USA)

GARP
Global Atmospheric Research Program

GARS
Geological Applications for Remote Sensing

GAS
Special Autonomous Study Group (I.T.U.)

GATT
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

GbE OR GigE
Gigabit Ethernet

GCE
General Certificate of Education (UK)

GCS
Ground Control System

GDF
Group Distribution Frame

GDL
Satellite System (Luxembourg)

GDMO
General Definition of Managed Objects

GDN
Graphic Display Network

GDP
Gross Domestic Product

GDPS
Global Data Processing System (WMO)

GE
General Electric (USA)

GEMS
Global Environment Monitoring System (UN)

GEO
Geosynchronous (geostationary) Equatorial Orbit

GEO-IRS OR GEOIRS
Geostationary Orbit Infrared Sensor

GEOS
Geodetic Earth-Orbiting Satellites (NASA)

GEU
Ground Encryption Unit

GFE
Government Furnished Equipment

GFRP
Graphite

GGSE
Gravity Gradient Stabilization Experiment Satellite (USA)

GGTS
Gravity Gradient Test Satellite

GHA
Greenwich Hour Angle

GHIUD
Global Human Information Use Per Decade

GHz
Gigahertz (1 billion cycles per second)

GIP
Group Interface Processor

GLB
Global antenna

GM
Gravitational parameter

GMA
Gated Mode Acquisition

GMC
General Motors Corporation

GME
Group Modulating Equipment

GMS
Geostationary Meteorological Satellite

GMT
Greenwich Mean Time

GN
Gain

GNC
Ground Nutation Controller

GND
Ground/Earth

GOES
Geosynchronous Operational Environmental Satellite (USA)

GORC
Global Operations Representative Conference

Gorizont
Communication Satellite (Russian Federation)

GOS
Global Observing System (WMO)

GP OR Gp
GP General Processor

GPC
General Purpose Computer

gpDm
Geopotential Decameter (1 ghDm = 9,81m)

GPIB
General Purpose Interface Bus

GPS
Global Positioning Satellite/System (US)

GRARR
Goddard Range and Range Rate (USA)

GRD
Ground Resolved Distance

GRFP
Graphite-Fiber-Reinforced Plastic

GRGS
(Space Geodesy Research Group)

GRID
Global Resource Information Database

GRND
Ground

GRP
Group

grt
Gross Registered Tons

GS
Group Separator

GSB
Global Storage Block

GSE
Ground Support Equipment

GSFC
Goddard Space Flight Center (USA)

GSO
Geostationary Satellite Orbit

GSTAR
Domestic Satellite Network (Owned by GTE Satellite Corporation - USA)

GTE
General Telephone & Electronics, Inc. (USA)

GTM
Global Traffic Meeting (Intelsat)

GTO
Geostationary (or geosynchronous) Transfer Orbit

GTS
Global Telecommunications System (WMO)

GUATEL
Empresa Guatemalteca de Telecomunicaciones (Guatemala)

GUI
Graphical User Interface

GWN
Gaussian White Noise