Monday, November 1, 2010

Satellite Related Terms & Service Types

Earth Stations:
Antenna systems on or near earth.
Transmission from an earth station to a satellite.
Transmission from a satellite to an earth station.
Electronics in the satellite that convert uplink signals to downlink signals.
Coverage Area:
1) Global.
2) National.
3) Regional.
Service Types:
1) Fixed Service Satellite (FSS)
2) Broadcast Service Satellite (BSS)
3) Mobile Service Satellite (MSS)