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  Free Satellite TV ? Get FREE Dish Network Satellite Tv System + DVR!
Satellite television transmits and broadcast signals from satellites orbiting the Earth.
The viewer's dish picks the signal from the satellite and passes it on to the receiver in the viewer's house.
The satellite tv receiver processes the signal and passes it on to a television.
www.codis-satellite.com   (611 words)

  
  Interactive Weather Satellite Imagery Viewers from NASA GHCC
The satellite reception is instead being used to support a summer field mission in South America.
Satellite imagery of Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Atlantic Ocean from METEOSAT-7.
The global composite satellite maps are courtesy of the NCEP Aviation Weather Center in Kansas City Missouri.
wwwghcc.msfc.nasa.gov /GOES   (218 words)

  
  Satellite - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The general criterion for an object to be a satellite is that the center of mass (known as the Barycenter) of the two objects is inside the primary object.
Navigation satellites are satellites which use radio time signals transmitted to enable mobile receivers on the ground to determine their exact location.
Weather satellites are satellites that primarily are used to monitor Earth's weather and climate.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Satellite   (2964 words)

  
 Satellite television - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The first national network of satellite television, called Orbita, was created in Soviet Union in 1967, and was based on the principle of using the highly-elliptical Molniya satellite for re-broadcasting and delivering of TV signal to ground downlink stations.
Satellites used for television signals are generally in either highly-elliptical (with inclination of +/-63.4 degrees and orbital period of about 12 hours) or geostationary orbit 37,000 km (22,300 miles) above the earth’s equator.
Satellite television in Australia has proven to be a far more feasible option than cable television, due to the vast distances between population centres.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Satellite_television   (3601 words)

  
 MacroSat Internet Service Provider - Encyclopedia
The antenna is mounted where it can 'see' the satellite and where it is safe from unauthorised access.
The outdoor RF unit (ORU) is mounted on the arm in front of the antenna reflector.
The pole should be vertical so that when you swing the dish around to find the satellite the elevation angle stays the same all the time.
www.macrosat.net /modules.php?name=Encyclopedia   (596 words)

  
 Satellite FAQs
In general, a satellite dish that is 1 meter (39.37 inches) or less may be installed on an area that you own or where you have exclusive use.
SHVIA permits satellite companies to provide local broadcast TV signals to all subscribers who reside in the local TV station’s market (also referred to as a Designated Market Area ("DMA")), as defined by Nielsen Media Research.
Subscribers should contact their satellite company to determine whether and when the service will be available in their specific DMA and which DMA applies to them.
www.fcc.gov /cgb/satellite.html   (392 words)

  
 Met Office: Satellite imagery
The satellite images are updated every six hours unless otherwise stated.
During the equinoxes the geostationary satellites pass through the earth's shadow.
Because of this the transponders of the satellite are switched off to conserve battery power, so some images will not be available.
www.met-office.gov.uk /weather/satellite   (73 words)

  
 Satellite TV Services - Dish Network And Direct TV
In case you don't know already, Dish Network and Direct TV are by far the leaders in the satellite television industry.
There are several advantages to satellite television which can be noted and may help you to arrive at your decision to choose this type of service:
Satellite channels are completely digital, offering outstanding resolution and clarity through Ku band signals and digital equipment, in contrast to outdated C band analog cable networks.
www.supersatelliteselection.com   (270 words)

  
 Latest Satellite Imagery
Unless otherwise noted, the images linked from this page are located on servers at the Satellite Services Division of the National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service.
Direct all questions and comments regarding these images to the NESDIS Satellite Services Division at SSDWebmaster@noaa.gov and SABWebmaster@noaa.gov.
The GOES Imager Tutorial and the Satellite Imagery FAQ are available to answer your questions on these images.
www.nhc.noaa.gov /satellite.shtml   (138 words)

  
 Wired News: Surprises Lurk in Satellite Snaps
Indeed, it is possible to see in the satellite image the complete layout of the streets and infrastructure of Black Rock City, the makeshift town around which Burning Man, a countercultural festival held late each summer, is built.
And other satellite imagery companies say that they, too, are often startled by what they find when they analyze the hundreds of shots they take daily.
In most circumstances, the interesting things in satellite images are captured intentionally, as were pictures of the floods of people jamming into the Vatican after the death of the pope.
www.wired.com /news/technology/0,1282,67190,00.html   (603 words)

  
 Satellite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Our nine-step satellite spectrum management process helps to make satellite earth station design easy to understand and implement.
Perform Transmit-Only and Receive-Only Earth Station Measurements, determine the actual footprint of a satellite, or determine blockage of terrain or structures used to resolve interference cases.
Serving as a technical agent for all coordination matters, Comsearch ensures your system is protected and eliminates the burden of filing the required administrative documentation.
www.comsearch.com /satellite/index.jsp   (400 words)

  
 Met Office: Satellite imagery
These images come from satellites which remain above a fixed point on the Earth (i.e.
The visible image record visible light from the sun reflected back to the satellite by cloud tops and land and sea surfaces.
They are equivalent to a fl and white photograph from space.
www.met-office.gov.uk /satpics/latest_uk_vis.html   (125 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Satellite: Music: P.O.D.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In a nod to P.O.D.'s influences, special guests include Jamaican icon Eek-A-Mouse on "Ridiculous" and Bad Brains legend HR on "Without Jah, Nothin'." This cool reggae, meshed with offbeat punk power, is placed alongside mellower midtempo rockers, including "Ghetto," to round out a varied and stellar album.
Satellite as a complete album is a somewhat uneven listen.
The bottom line is Satellite is a good record that rocks hard in some places but loses it's identity in others sort of like the band that produced it.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00005MB1I?v=glance   (1463 words)

  
 Howstuffworks "How Satellite Radio Works"
XM Satellite Radio and Sirius Satellite Radio have both launched such a service.
Satellite radio, also called digital radio, offers uninterrupted, near CD-quality music beamed to your radio from space.
Car manufacturers have been installing satellite radio receivers in some models for a few years now, and several models of portable satellite radio receivers are availabel from a variety of electronics companies.
www.howstuffworks.com /satellite-radio.htm   (376 words)

  
 SSEC - Images and Data
Provides access, maintenance and distribution of real-time and archive weather and satellite data.
Antarctic satellite images and animations, synoptic weather data, iceberg images, model data...
Satellite images and derived parameters (winds, vorticity...) focusing on hurricanes and tropical storms
www.ssec.wisc.edu /data   (357 words)

  
 Satellite, Satellites, Satellite System at SPACE.com
Satellites can be celestial, such as a moon orbiting a planet in the solar system, or a planet in the solar system orbiting the sun.
Man-made satellites are typically launched into outer space from earth to collect data, photos and other information about Earth and all the many things that exist around it.
From studying outer space and Earth’s atmosphere to tracking weather patterns and acquiring intelligence, satellites illuminate us with vital information and visual imagery that can not be captured in any other manner.
www.space.com /satellite   (467 words)

  
 NOAA/NGDC - Earth Observation Group - Defense Meteorological Satellite Progam, Boulder
Each DMSP satellite has a 101 minute, sun-synchronous near-polar orbit at an altitude of 830km above the surface of the earth.
The data from the DMSP satellites are received and used at operational centers continuously.
Currently, data from 4 satellites (3 day/night, 1 dawn/dusk) are added to the archive each day.
www.ngdc.noaa.gov /dmsp/dmsp.html   (312 words)

  
 Howstuffworks "How Satellites Work"
We see and recognize their use in weather reports, television transmission by DIRECTV and the DISH Network, and everyday telephone calls.
Some newspapers and magazines are more timely because they transmit their text and images to multiple printing sites via satellite to speed local distribution.
You'll get to see what's inside a satellite, explore the different kinds of orbits and find out why the intended use of the satellite affects the choice of orbit.
science.howstuffworks.com /satellite.htm   (266 words)

  
 Access Refused - Subscription error
You have reached one of the most complete satellite resource: The Satellite Encyclopedia.
The Satellite Encyclopedia is subscription based, it is not free.
Please also check that your IP address resolves to a fully qualified domain name (if you don't know, ask your internet provider or IT department); this is required to access the password-less pages.
www.tbs-satellite.com /tse/online   (190 words)

  
 NASA - Science@NASA
A java applet, Skywatch 2.0 provides information you need to view Internation Space Station, the Shuttle (when it is flying), and any of seven other satellites from wherever you are in the world.
For those without Java in their web browsers or on systems without Java, these are for a great way to follow allong with the tracking of satellites.
Orbital Elements are the basic mathematical descriptions necessary to describe a satellite's position and orbit.
science.nasa.gov /Realtime   (549 words)

  
 Satellite Image Home Page
The Bureau collects and uses data from satellites in the World Meteorological Organization's World Weather Watch system.
This satellite information enables national weather services like the Bureau to monitor day to day weather conditions and longer term climate change over the entire globe.
Several different types of satellite images are available and we recommend that you read About Satellite Images
www.bom.gov.au /weather/satellite   (169 words)

  
 Tech Museum | The Satellite Site!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Satellites come in many shapes and sizes and have many uses.
A satellite's orbit depends on its task, speed, and distance from Earth.
Select one of these main orbit types to find out more.
www.thetech.org /exhibits_events/online/satellite   (49 words)

  
 Lloyd's satellite constellations - Introduction
This is not intended to be a guide to individual satellites in geostationary orbit.
They're just not as smart, as sophisticated, or as ambitious as schemes like Iridium or Teledesic from a networking viewpoint, as the satellites can't talk to each other directly via inter-satellite links, or if they can there aren't that many similar satellites to talk to.
I have no connection with any organisation operating or building any of the satellite constellation schemes mentioned here.
www.ee.surrey.ac.uk /Personal/L.Wood/constellations   (342 words)

  
 Hawaiian Satellite Products
Click here for archived Satellite images over Hawaii (past 21 days only)
IMPORTANT: The following links for imagery are to servers maintained by the Satellite Services Division, a Division of the National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS).
The satellite desk routinely issues products covering approximately 15,000,000 square miles.
www.prh.noaa.gov /hnl/pages/satellite.php   (132 words)

  
 SATELLITE - XE1BEF WEB
ON1CAU Satellite Page, info, kepler, Sarex, Mir, Soft.
HF, Satellite, 200 M in on that Region
28-31 1997 will be the year Amateur Radio celebrates a new, powerful satellite.
members.fortunecity.com /xe1bef/satellite.htm   (474 words)

  
 Free DIRECTV Satellite TV Systems and Service
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www.thesatellitetvguide.com /free-directv.htm   (291 words)

  
 Cable & Satellite News - Topix
Cable and Satellite news continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
For example: 94303 or New York, NY Restrict to country
I edit the Cable & Satellite News pages on Topix when no humans are available to help.
www.topix.net /business/cable-satellite   (657 words)

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