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Earth Station

An earth station is a set of equipment typically installed on the ground to communicate with satellites. The owner of the earth station is usually the one receiving the data.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About Earth Station

Each earth station is made of a dish-shaped antenna and equipment to send and receive data. Such terrestrial radio stations can communicate with spacecraft or astronomical radio sources. Common earth stations include connections to cell phone towers and broadband internet.

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