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to be locked to a signal

German translation: Signal erfassen

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11:18 Mar 30, 2007
English to German translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Telecom(munications) / Satellitensignalmodulation
English term or phrase: to be locked to a signal
In order to detect satellite signals and identify satellites the receiver must perform acquisition, whereby the receiver searches for the signal of each satellite at the time and attempts to perform acquisition and to be locked to this signal so that the information transmitted with the signal can be received and demodulated.
Thilo Santl
Spain
Local time: 08:21
German translation:Signal erfassen
Explanation:
lock on to - locate (a target) by radar or similar means and then track

for reference: "Ambiguity" @
http://www.environmental-studies.de/GPS/GPS_Glossary/gps_glo...

and

http://www.bmbf.de/glossar/glossary_item.php?GID=59&N=G&R=10
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nickiy
Local time: 08:21
Grading comment
OK, vielen Dank!
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Signal erfassen


Explanation:
lock on to - locate (a target) by radar or similar means and then track

for reference: "Ambiguity" @
http://www.environmental-studies.de/GPS/GPS_Glossary/gps_glo...

and

http://www.bmbf.de/glossar/glossary_item.php?GID=59&N=G&R=10

nickiy
Local time: 08:21
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OK, vielen Dank!

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