Definition of earth station in English:

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earth station

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noun

A radio station located on the earth and used for relaying signals from satellites.
Example sentences
  • Although this proved to be a challenge, we eventually were able to get a very small aperture terminal, which is a small earth station for satellite transmission.
  • The two said that Telecel Zambia has since 1998 been pressing for authority to install its own earth station to enhance the delivery system via satellite.
  • A standard international earth station and an international switching centre make for clear connections and direct dialling facilities to more than 228 countries.
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