The station which has overall responsibility for the communication line.
A contiguous piece of information passed on the communication line.
The identifying field at the front of a data block.
A configuration in which a connection is established between more than two terminal installations.
The process of inviting another station to become a Temporary Master Station. Performed by the Control Station.
Performed by the Temporary Master Station. Establishes a communication between the Temporary Master Station and a Slave Station.
A station which (has been Selected and) is intended to receive an information message from a Temporary Master Station.
The station which at any given instant, has the right to select and to transmit an information message to a slave station.
Characters from the IA5 alphabet, which are used to control in the process controlling transmission of data blocks on the communication line.