Satellite Technology Glossary

Satellite Technology Glossary

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There are 77 names in this directory beginning with the letter O.
O/P
Output

O&M
Operation and Maintenance

OAO
Orbiting Astronomical Observatory

OAS
Orbit Adjust Subsystem

OAU
Organization of African Unity

OB
Outside Broadcast

OBA
Optical Barrel Assembly

OBE
Out-of-Band Emission

OBN
Out-of-Band Noise

OBWR
On-board Waveform Regenerator

OC-#
Optical Carrier

OCC
Operations Control Center (Intelsat)

OCE
On-Call Engineer

OCO
Oven Controlled Oscillator

OCW
Oscillator Control Word

OCXO
Oven-Controlled Crystal Oscillator

OD
Oceanographic Data Station

ODAS
Ocean Data Acquisition Systems (UNESCO)

ODBC
Open Database Connectivity (usually a driver) use support Microsoft ACCESS link and use SQL based d to tables.

ODD
Operator Distance Dialing

ODL
Orbital Design Life

OECD
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (UN)

OEM
Original Equipment Manufacturer

OES
Outgoing Echo Suppressor

OFHC
Oxygen-Free High Conductivity Copper

OFT
Orbital Flight Test

OGO
Orbiting Geophysical Observatory

OGR
Outgoing Repeater

OIRT
International Radio and Television Organization

OJT
On-the-Job Training

OLV
Oxidizer valve

OM
Orbital Mechanics

OMA
Operations Management Application

OMJ
Orthomode Junction

OML
Orbital Maneuver Life

OMP
Orbital Mechanics Processor

OMS
Orbital Maneuvering System

OMT
Orthomode Transducer

OMUX
Output Multiplexer

ONC
Ordinary National Certificate (UK)

OODBMS
Object Oriented Database Management System

OOS
Orbital Operations System

OP
Output Processor

opamp
Operational Amplifier

OPD
Operation Parameter Data

OPSK
Octal Phase Shift Keying

OPTT
Office des Postes et Telecommunications du Togo

OPTUS
Australian Telecommunications Carrier

OQPSK
Offset Quaternary Shift Keying

OR
Operations Research

ORACLE
Viewdata or teletext system similar to CEEFAX (BBC)

ORB
Obeyed Reference Burst

ORBIS
Orbiting Radio Beacon Ionospheric Satellite

ORION
Proposed Separate Satellite System

OSC
Oscillator

OSCAR
Amateur Radio Communications Satellite (USA and Australia)

OSEOS
Operational Synchronous Earth Observatory Satellite

OSI
Open System Interconnection

OSM
Miniaturized Rigid Coaxial Cable

OSO
Orbiting Solar Observatory (USA)

OSPK
Off Set Keyed Quadrature Phase Shift Keying

OSR
Optical Solar Reflector

OSV
Ocean Station Vessel (ICAO, WMO)

OTCI
Override TSO Corection Interval

OTE
Hellenic Telecommunications Organization, S.A.(Greece)

OTEC
Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion

OTI
Ibero-American Television Organization

OTLP
Zero Transmission Level Point

OTP
Office of Telecommunications Policy (USA)

OTS
Orbital Test Satellite

OTV
Orbital Transfer Vehicle

OU
Occasional Use

OUB
Occasional Use Bands

OVERVLTG
Over Voltage

OW
Order Wire

OWF
Optimum Working Frequency

OXD
Oxidizer