Glossary of terms used on this site

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Term Definition

Acronym for Local Area Network. The data network that connects a specific site to the wider Internet. In the AMR context, a Gateway might use a LAN cable connection to access the Internet and send its data onto the Control Center.

Licensed frequency

In AMR, a radio frequency licensed by the FCC for a specific site. Having a licensed frequency for an AMR site means that there will be less disruptions to the transmission of data.

Low flow detector

A part of a meter register that indicates any flow through the meter. Also called a leak detector.