Gain - The
ratio of input to output power.
Gate - An
electronic device or software function that allows output based upon one or more
Gateway - A network device that translates information between different network protocols.
Gateway Page - A spam web page that is
used to redirect to another web site.
GATR - Ground Antenna Transmit Receive. An
antenna that is inflated with air much like a beach ball. It is used in remote
locations to access networks.
GFCI - Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter. A
special electrical outlet that provides additional protection against shock in
Great Firewall - A term dubbed for the
internet censorship system of the Chinese government.
Gigabyte - One billion bytes. Unit of measure for data. Abbreviated GB.
GIGO - A computer programming term that
means Garbage In Garbage Out.
GPS - Global Positioning System. A US
military based satellite system that provides precision location to GPS
receivers anywhere on earth.
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GPS Cannon - a mini air cannon that mounts
on a law enforcement vehicle. The cannon fires a GPS device thatís designed to
stick to the back of a fleeing vehicle. The officer can then lay back at a safe
speed and distance and track the suspect by satellite.
GUI - Graphical User Interface. Pictures
are used to access information. DOS was not a GUI program, but
Windows gave us the ability to click on icons and menus rather than typing in text