Satellite Technology Glossary

Satellite Technology Glossary

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There are 36 names in this directory beginning with the letter W.
W or w
W Electrical energy

W/G
Waveguide

WAN
Wide Area Network

WARC
World Administrative Radio Conference

WATCHDOG
Timer for checking ACE operation

WATS
Wide area telephone service

WATSS
Wide Area Telephone Service System

WB
Wet Bulb

WBD
Wideband Data (Channel)

WBEAF
Wideband Earth Station Antenna Feed

WBFM
Wideband Frequency Modulation

WBPA
Wideband Power Amplifier

WBS
Work Breakdown Structure

WBSARC
World Broadcasting Satellite Administrative Radio Conference

WBTVR
Wideband Video Tape Recorder

WDC
World Data Center (Rockets and Satellites)

WEFAX
Weather Facsimile

WESTAR
Western Union Telegraph Communication Satellite (USA)

WF
Weighing Function

WG
Waveguide

WGN
White gaussian noise

Wh
Watthour

WHO
World Health Organization (UN)

WISI
World Index of Space Imagery

WMC
World Meteorological Center

WMO
World Meteorological Organization (UN)

WMS
World Magnetic Survey

WORM
Write-Once Read-Many (memory storage)

WP
Working Party (CCIR/CCITT)

wpm OR WPM
Words Per Minute

WRTC
Working Reference Telephone Circuit

Ws
Wattsecond

WSMC
Western Space and Missile Center

WTG
Weighing

WWVB
National Bureau of Standards Radio Station (Boulder, Colorado)

WWW
World Weather Watch