SATELLITE

A radio relay station that orbits the earth. A complete Satellite communications System also includes earth stations that communicate with each other via the satellite. The Satellite receives a signal transmitted by an originating Earth Station and retransmits that signal to the destination earth station(s). Satellites are used to transmit telephone, television and data signals originated by common carriers, broadcasters and distributors of Cable TV program material.




Related Terms
Active Satellite,   Communications Satellite,   Communications Satellite Corporation,   Direct Broadcast Satellite DBS,   DIRECT BROADCAST SATELLITE DBS DISH,   DIRECT BROADCAST SATELLITE DBS DISH,   Direct Broadcast Satellite DBS DISH,   Geostationary Satellite,   Home Satellite Dish HSD,   Satellite Carrier,  

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