Satellite Technology Glossary

Satellite Technology Glossary

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There are 101 names in this directory beginning with the letter L.
L
Inductance

L-band
Frequencies in the spectral region of 1.5 GHz

L-SAT
Experimental Satellite Network (ESA)

LAE
Liquid Apogee Engine

LAGEOS
Laser Geodynamic Satellite (USA)

LAM
Liquid Apogee Motor

LAMAR
Large Area Modular Array of Reflectors

LAMMR
Large Antenna Multifrequency MW Radiometer

LAN
Local Area Network

LANDSAT
Earth Resources Survey Satellite (USA)

LAP
Link Access Protocol/Procedure

LAPB
Link Access Protocol Balanced

LAS
Low-Altitude Observation Satellite

LASCR
Light-Activated Silicon-Controlled Rectifier

LASCS
Light-Activated Silicon-Controlled Switch

LASER OR laser
Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation

LASSII
Low Altitude Satellite Studies of Ionosphere

LAST
Large Aperture Scanning Telescope

LAT
Latitude

LATA
Local Area Transport Arrangement

LB
Local Battery

LBS
Liquid Bipropellant Subsystem

LC
Inductance

LCC
Launch Control Center (Intelsat)

LCD
Liquid Crystal Display

LCH
Latch

LCM
Load Current Monitor

LCMU
Load Current Monitor Unit

LDD
Linear Delay Distortion

LDM
Linear-Delta Modulation

LDOE
Longitude Drift/Orbit Eccentricity

LEAC
Laboratory Engineering Assistance Contract

LEASAT
U.S. Military Satellite Network (USA)

LEC
Local Exchange Carrier

LED
Light Emitting Diode

LEM
Logical End of Media

LEO
Low Earth Orbit

LETF
Launch Equipment Test Facilities

LF
Line Feed

LFM
Link Framing Module

LHA
Local Hour Angle

LHCP
Left Hand Circular Polarization

LIDAR
Light Detection and Ranging

LIFO
Last In - First Out

LINCOMPEX
Linked Compressor and Expander

LIPS
Link Performance Simulation Program

LK
Lock

LLF
Line Link Frame

LLIP
Launch Loads Instrumentation Processor

LM or Lm
LM Limits Program

LMA
Limited Motion Antenna

LMS
Level Measuring Set

LMSS
Land Mobile Satellite Service

LMT
Local Mean Time

LMTR
Limiter

LNA
Low-Noise Amplifier

LNB
Low-Noise Block-Down Converter

LNC
Low Noise Converter

LNR
Low Noise Receiver

LO
Local Oscillator

logamp
Logarithmic Amplifier

LON
Longitude

LOPs
Omega Lines of Position

LOR
Loran

LORAN-C
Long Range Navigational System

LOS
Line of Sight

LOUTCH
Ku-band Satellite Networks (Russian Federation)

LOX
Liquid Oxygen

LP
Line-up Preparations

LPA
Low Power Amplifier

LPC
Linear predictive coding

LPE
Liquid Phase Epitaxy

LPF
Low Pass Filter

LPS
Launch Process System

LRC
Langley Research Center (USA)

LRE
Low Rate Encoding

LRE/DSI
Low Rate Encoding with Digital Speech Interpolation

LRFAX
Low Resolution Facsimile

LRG
Launch Risk Guarantee

LRIR
Limb Radiance Inversion Radiometer

LRPM
Long Range Planning Model

LRR
Launch Readiness Review

LS
Letter Shift

LSB
Least Significant Bit

LSD
Least Significant Digit

LSE
Line Signaling Equipment

LSI
Large Scale Integration

LSM
Line Switch Marker

LSO
Line Signaling Oscillator

LSP
Label Switch Path

LSR
Label Switch Router

LST
Large Space Telescope (NASA Satellite - USA)

LSU
Leading Signal Unit

LTC
Local Telephone Circuit

LTOM
Less Than One Minute

LTOS
Less Than One Second

LTT
Lower-tier test

LU
Line-Up

LUF
Lowest Usable Frequency

LUXSAT
Satellite Network (Luxembourg)

LV
Latched Valve