Definitions for radio silence
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a status maintained where all fixed or mobile radio stations in an area stop transmitting (sometimes limited to certain frequency bands)
the period of time during which this status exists
In telecommunications, radio silence is a status in which all fixed or mobile radio stations in an area are asked to stop transmitting for safety or security reasons. The term "radio station" may include anything capable of transmitting a radio signal.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
A condition in which all or certain radio equipment capable of radiation is kept inoperative. (DOD only) (Note: In combined or United States Joint or intra-Service communications the frequency bands and/or types of equipment affected will be specified.)
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