earth station


Definition of earth station

: dish sense 3a(2) especially : one used primarily for receiving and transmitting television signals

Examples of earth station in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But not all earth stations would be protected under Ligado's proposal. Jon Brodkin, Ars Technica, "FCC battles meteorologists again over plan to help wireless industry," 26 June 2019 Each Kuiper satellite will be able to access two gateway earth stations as part of Amazon's plan to minimize downtime. Jon Brodkin, Ars Technica, "Amazon plans nationwide broadband—with both home and mobile service," 8 July 2019

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First Known Use of earth station

1970, in the meaning defined above

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“Earth station.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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