optical link

optical link: An optical transmission channel, including any repeaters or regenerative repeaters, designed to connect two electronic or optoelectronic communications terminals. Note: An optical link is sometimes held to include the terminal optical transmitters and receivers, especially in the case of a communications link utilizing separate electronic terminals originally designed for metallic transmission, and retrofitted for optical transmission. [After FAA]

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