A/DAnalog to Digital
ANSI American National Standards Institute
ARSU Amplified Receive Selection Unit
ASCII American Standard Code for Information Exchange
Az Azimuth
BCD Binary Coded Decimal
CAMAC Computer Automated Measurement And Control
CCD Charge Coupled Device
CFD Constant Fraction Discriminator
DMS Data Measurement Subsystem
D/S Digital to Synchro
EC Engineering Change
El Elevation
EOS End Of Scenario
FOV Field Of View
GMT Greenwich Mean Time
GPIB General Purpose Interface Bus
GPS Global Positioning System
HSLR High Sensitivity Laser Receiver
IEEE Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers
ILRS International Laser Ranging Service
IRV Inter-Range Vector
LED Light Emitting Diode
LRC Laser Ranging Control
MOBLAS Mobile Laser System
MCP Multi-Channel Plate
MOMS Mobile Optical Mount System
MPACS Mount Positioning and Control Subsystem
ND Neutral Density
Nd:YAG Neodymium Yttrium Aluminium Garnet
NIM Nuclear Instrumentation Measurement
OAM Optical Attenuation Mechanism
PMT Photomultiplier Tube
PPS Pulse Per Second
PSU Power Supply Unit
SLR Satellite Laser Ranging / Ranger
T&MC Tracking and Mount Control
TIC Time Interval Counter
TIV Tuner Inter-Range Vector
TOF Time Of Flight
USNO United States Naval Observatory
UTC Universal Coordinated Time