A service provided by one or more fixed microwave stations operated by an educational organization and used to transmit instructional information to fixed locations.
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A communication system, operating over a short distance, that allows nearly instantaneous two-way responses by using a hand-held device at a fixed location. Viewer participation in game shows, distance learning and e-mail on computer networks are examples.
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