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Airborne radio relay

In telecommunication, the term airborne radio relay has the following meanings:

1. Airborne equipment used to relay radio transmission from selected originating transmitters.

2. A technique employing aircraft fitted with radio relay[?] stations for the purpose of increasing the range, flexibility, or physical security of communications systems.

Source: from Federal Standard 1037C and from the Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

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