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Definition[]

A Local User Terminal (LUT) is a satellite receiving unit ground station that receive emergency beacon distress alerts relayed from the satellites. There are two-types of LUTs, the Low Earth Orbiting LUTs (LEOLUTs) and the Geostationary LUTs (GEOLUTs).[1]

References[]

  1. NOAA, "Frequently Asked Questions" (full-text).
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