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Olyka

Olyka is an urban-type settlement in Kivertsi Raion, Volyn Oblast, Ukraine. It is located east of Lutsk on the Putilovka Rriver. Its population is 3.130.

                                               

Rovno Ghetto

The Rovno Ghetto was a World War II Nazi ghetto established in December 1941 in the city of Rovno, western Ukraine, in the territory of German-administered Reichskommissariat Ukraine. On 6 November 1941, about 21.000 Jews were massacred by Einsat ...

                                               

Theresienstadt Ghetto

Theresienstadt was a hybrid concentration camp and ghetto established by the SS during World War II in the fortress town Terezin, located in the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia. Theresienstadt served two main purposes: it was simultaneously a ...

                                               

Umschlagplatz Monument

The Umschlagplatz Monument - a monument located in Warsaw at Stawki Street, in the former loading yard, where from 1942 to 1943 Germans transported over 300 thousand Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto to the death camp in Treblinka and other camps in th ...

                                               

Vitebsk Ghetto

Vitebsk Ghetto or Witebsk Ghetto was a short-lived ghetto in the town of Vitebsk in modern-day Belarus. It was created soon after the German invasion of the Soviet Union; immediately after the Nazis took control of the town on 11 July 1941. Appro ...

                                               

Yanik Tepe

The site is located in Tabriz County, east of Lake Urmia and about 30 kilometres southwest of the city of Tabriz. Yanik Tepe is a relatively large tell 8 hectares which rises 16.6 metres above the surrounding plain. It is one of the main protohis ...

                                               

Amateur radio station

An amateur radio station is a radio station designed to provide radiocommunications in the amateur radio service for an amateur radio operator. Radio amateurs build and operate several types of amateur radio stations, including fixed ground stati ...

                                               

Base earth station

Base earth station is – according to article 1.72 of the International Telecommunication Union´s ITU Radio Regulations – defined as "An earth station in the fixed-satellite service or, in some cases, in the land mobile-satellite service, located ...

                                               

Coast earth station

Coast earth station, also called the coast earth radio station is – according to article 1.76 of the International Telecommunication Union´s ITU Radio Regulations – defined as "An earth station in the fixed-satellite service or, in some cases, in ...

                                               

Feeder link

A feeder link is – according to Article 1.115 of the International Telecommunication Union´s ITU Radio Regulations – defined as: A radio link from an earth station at a given location to a space station, or vice versa, conveying information for a ...

                                               

Land earth station

A land earth station is – according to Article 1.70 of the International Telecommunication Union´s ITU Radio Regulations – defined as "An earth station in the fixed-satellite service or, in some cases, in the mobile-satellite service, located at ...

                                               

Land mobile earth station

Land mobile earth station is – according to Article 1.74 of the International Telecommunication Union´s ITU Radio Regulations – defined as "A mobile earth station in the land mobile-satellite service capable of surface movement within the geograp ...

                                               

Mobile earth station

Mobile earth station is – according to Article 1.68 of the International Telecommunication Union´s ITU Radio Regulations – defined as "An earth station in the mobile-satellite service intended to be used while in motion or during halts at unspeci ...

                                               

Multi-satellite link

Multi-satellite link is – according to article 1.114 of the International Telecommunication Union´s ITU Radio Regulations – defined as "A radio link between a transmitting earth station and a receiving earth station through two or more satellites ...

                                               

Primary radar

A Primary radar is a conventional radar sensor that illuminates a large portion of space with an electromagnetic wave and receives back the reflected waves from targets within that space. The term thus refers to a radar system used to detect and ...

                                               

Radiodetermination station

This article is about Radiodetermination station and should not be confused with Radiodetermination. Radiodetermination station is – according to article 1.86 of the International Telecommunication Union´s ITU Radio Regulations – defined as "A ra ...

                                               

Radiolocation land station

radiolocation land station is – according to article 1.90 of the International Telecommunication Union´s ITU Radio Regulations – defined as "A radio station in radiolocation service not intended to be used while in motion." Each radiolocation sta ...

                                               

Radiolocation mobile station

Radiolocation mobile station is – according to article 1.89 of the International Telecommunication Union´s ITU Radio Regulations – defined as "A radio station in radiolocation service intended to be used while in motion or during halts at unspeci ...

                                               

Radionavigation mobile station

Radionavigation mobile station is – according to article 1.87 of the International Telecommunication Unions ITU Radio Regulations – defined as "A radio station in the radionavigation service intended to be used while in motion or during halts at ...

                                               

Satellite radio system

This article is about Satellite radio system as Radiocommunication service in line to article 1.111 ITU RR and should not be confused with Satellite radio in the meaning of a Broadcasting-satellite service in line to article 1.39, ITU RR. Satelli ...

                                               

Secondary surveillance radar

Secondary surveillance radar is a radar system used in air traffic control, that not only detects and measures the position of aircraft, i.e. bearing and distance, but also requests additional information from the aircraft itself such as its iden ...

                                               

Team track

A siding, in rail terminology, is a low-speed track section distinct from a running line or through route such as a main line or branch line or spur. It may connect to through track or to other sidings at either end. Sidings often have lighter ra ...

                                               

Booraan, Western Australia

Booraan is a railway siding at the 297 km peg of the standard gauge Eastern Goldfields Railway between Northam and Kalgoorlie in Western Australia. Geographically, Booraan is an unbounded locality within the Shire of Merredin, located between the ...

                                               

Headshunt

A headshunt is a short length of track provided to release locomotives at terminal platforms, or to allow shunting to take place clear of main lines.

                                               

Industrial spur

An industrial spur is a type of secondary track used by railroads to allow customers at a location to load and unload railcars without interfering with other railroad operations.

                                               

Passing loop

A passing loop or passing siding is a place on a single line railway or tramway, often located at or near a station, where trains or trams travelling in opposite directions can pass each other. Trains/trams going in the same direction can also ov ...

                                               

Reversing siding

A pocket track, tail track, or reversing siding is a rail track layout which allows trains to park off the main line. This type of track layout differs from a passing loop in that the pocket track is usually located between two main lines, rather ...

                                               

Refuge siding

A refuge siding is a single-ended, or dead-end, siding off a running line, which may be used to temporarily accommodate a train so that another one can pass it. For example, a refuge siding might be used by a slow goods train to allow a fast pass ...

                                               

Washington, DC Metropolitan Area Special Flight Rules Area

An Air Defense Identification Zone has existed since February 10, 2003, around the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area to restrict air traffic near Washington, D.C. The ADIZ was established as a precursor to the US invasion of Iraq in 2003. It ...

                                               

Bachorza manor

Bachorza is a manor house located in the village of Bachorza in Masovian Voivodeship, in central-eastern Poland. It was originally built in the late 17th century, but was subsequently redesigned in the mid-19th century. Bachorza was home to many ...

                                               

Bungarribee Homestead

Bungarribee Homestead was a historic house near Eastern Creek, New South Wales built for Colonel John Campbell between 1822 and 1828. The homestead, which was acquired by the Overseas Telecommunications Commission and demolished in 1957, gained a ...

                                               

N9 (South Africa)

The N9 begins just south-east of George at an intersection with the N2. It runs concurrently with the N12 through the center of George and then north over the Outeniqua Pass. At the top of the pass, at the intersection with the R62, the N9 and N1 ...

                                               

Sanzhi UFO houses

The Sanzhi UFO Houses, also known as the UFO houses of Sanjhih, Sanzhi pod houses or Sanzhi Pod City, were a set of abandoned and never completed pod-shaped buildings in Sanzhi District, New Taipei, Taiwan. The buildings resembled Futuro houses, ...

                                               

Baikonur Cosmodrome Site 31

Baikonur Site 31, also known as Site 31/6 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, in Kazakhstan, is a launch site used by derivatives of the R-7 Semyorka missile. From 2011 onwards, it was supposed to be the launch site for manned Soyuz missions to the Inter ...

                                               

Baikonur Cosmodrome Site 41

Site 41 was a complex of three launch pads at the Baikonur Cosmodrome originally built for flight testing of Intercontinental ballistic missile using storable propellant. The need to develop such missiles was determined by low-tactical-technical ...

                                               

Baikonur Cosmodrome Site 45

Site 45 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome is a launch site used by Zenit rockets. It consists of two pads, one of which is still in use. It has been the launch site for all Soviet and Russian government Zenit launches, along with a commercial launch con ...

                                               

Baikonur Cosmodrome Site 81

Site 81 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome is a launch site used, along with Site 200, by Proton rockets. It consists of two launch pads, areas 23 and 24. Area 24 is used for Proton-K and Proton-M launches, while Area 23 is inactive. Several planetary pr ...

                                               

Baikonur Cosmodrome Site 90

Site 90 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome is a launch complex consisting of two pads, which has been used by UR-200, Tsyklon-2A and Tsyklon-2 rockets. Built in the 1960s for the UR-200, which was first launched from the complex on 3 November 1963, it wa ...

                                               

Baikonur Cosmodrome Site 109

Site 109/95 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome is a missile silo built for use by the R-36 missile, which has been converted into a launch site for the Dnepr carrier rocket. Nineteen R-36 ICBMs were launched on test flights from Site 109 between its acti ...

                                               

Baikonur Cosmodrome Site 110

Site 110 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome is a launch facility which was used by the N1 rocket during the late 1960s and early 1970s, and by the Energia rocket during the 1980s.

                                               

Baikonur Cosmodrome Site 200

Site 200 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome is a launch site used by Proton rockets. It consists of two launch pads, areas 39 and 40. Area 39 is currently used for Proton-M launches, including commercial flights conducted by International Launch Services ...

                                               

Baikonur Cosmodrome Site 250

Site 250 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, also known as UKSS and Bayterek, is a test facility and launch site which was used by the Energia rocket during the 1980s. The site consists of a single launch pad, which doubled as a test stand, and is suppor ...

                                               

Gagarins Start

Gagarins Start, also known as Baikonur Site 1 or Site 1/5 is a launch site at Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, used for the Soviet space program and now managed by Roscosmos.

                                               

ELA-1

ELA-1, short for Ensemble de Lancement Ariane 1, now named Ensemble de Lancement Vega, is a launch pad at the Centre Spatial Guyanais in French Guiana. It has been used to support launches of the Europa rocket, Ariane 1, Ariane 3, and is currentl ...

                                               

Ensemble de Lancement Soyouz

The Ensemble de Lancement Soyouz is a launch complex at the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou/Sinnamary, French Guiana. It is used by Soyuz-ST rockets: modified versions of the Soyuz-2 optimised for launch from Kourou under Soyuz at the Guiana Space ...

                                               

Plesetsk Cosmodrome

Plesetsk Cosmodrome is a Russian spaceport located in Mirny, Arkhangelsk Oblast, about 800 km north of Moscow and approximately 200 km south of Arkhangelsk, dates from 1957. Originally developed as an ICBM site for the R-7 missile, it also served ...

                                               

Plesetsk Cosmodrome Site 16

Site 16, also known as SK-2, is a launch complex at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Russia. It consists of a single pad, Site 16/2, and has been used by R-7 derived rockets since 1960. Site 16 was originally built for use by R-7A Semyorka missiles, ho ...

                                               

Plesetsk Cosmodrome Site 32

Site 32 at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome is a launch complex formerly used by Tsyklon-3 carrier rockets. It consists of a two launch pads, Site 32/1 and Site 32/2, which were used between 1977 and 2009. It has the GRAU index 11P868. Site 32 is, along w ...

                                               

Plesetsk Cosmodrome Site 35

Site 35 at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome is a launch complex used by Russias Angara rocket. The complex has a single launch pad, Site 35/1, which was first used for the maiden flight of the Angara in July 2014.

                                               

Plesetsk Cosmodrome Site 41

Site 41, also known as Lesobaza and SK-1, was a launch complex at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Russia. It consisted of a single pad, Site 41/1, and was used by R-7 derived rockets between 1959 and 1989. Site 41 was originally built for use by R-7A ...