Solar Outage

Solar outages occur when an antenna is looking AT a satellite, and the sun passes behind or near the SATELLITE and within the field of view of the antenna. The field of view is usually wider than the beamwidth. Solar outages can be exactly predicted as to the timing of each site.

Related Terms
full aperture solar calibrator FAC or FASC,   partial aperture solar calibrator PAC or PASC,   Rain Outage,   Solar Outage,  

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