communications system


communications system: A collection of individual communications networks, transmission systems, relay stations, tributary stations, and data terminal equipment (DTE) usually capable of interconnection and interoperation to form an integrated whole. (188) Note: The components of a communications system serve a common purpose, are technically compatible, use common procedures, respond to controls, and operate in unison.


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