Maser Communicator

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Maser Communicator
Type Communications Gear
Tech Level TL–8
Cost Cr2400
Size 160 liters
Weight 80kg

Maser is an acronym for "microwave amplification by stimulated emission of radiation". A Maser Communicator uses a microwave wavelength laser, modulated for data communication.

A maser communicator is a line of sight device, transmitting a tight beam signal. The transmitter must know the precise position of the receiver. Small portable maser communicators are equipped with tripods and other stabilization and tracking gear to ensure continuous communications.

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