56 relations: Amateur radio, Amateur radio satellite, Amateur television, Apollo program, Bluetooth, Broadcasting, China Multimedia Mobile Broadcasting, Communications satellite, Consumer electronics, Cordless telephone, Digital Audio Radio Service, Direct-broadcast satellite, EchoStar Mobile, Electromagnetic spectrum, European Commission, Eutelsat, Federal Communications Commission, Hertz, IEEE 802.11b-1999, IEEE 802.11g-2003, IEEE 802.16, Inmarsat, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, International Space Station, ISM band, Ku band, List of 2.4 GHz radio use, Metre, Microwave, Microwave oven, Mobile television, NASA, North America, Open standard, Optical communication, Pendrell Corporation, Property, Radar, Radio spectrum, Satellite radio, SES S.A., Sirius XM Holdings, Space Shuttle, Spectrum management, Super high frequency, TerreStar Corporation, Ultra high frequency, Unified S-band, United States, Video sender, ..., W Series, Weather radar, WiMAX, Wireless network, 13-centimeter band, 9-centimeter band. Expand index (6 more) » « Shrink index
Amateur radio (also called "ham" radio) describes the use of radio frequency spectra for purposes of non-commercial exchange of messages, wireless experimentation, self-training, private recreation and emergency communication.
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An amateur radio satellite is an artificial satellite built and used by amateur radio operators for use in the Amateur-satellite service.
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Amateur television (ATV) is the transmission of Broadcast quality video and audio over the wide range of frequencies of radio waves allocated for Radio amateur (Ham) use.
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The Apollo program, also known as Project Apollo, was the third United States human spaceflight program carried out by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which accomplished landing the first humans on the Moon from 1969 to 1972.
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Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard for exchanging data over short distances (using short-wavelength UHF radio waves in the ISM band from 2.4 to 2.485 GHz) from fixed and mobile devices, and building personal area networks (PANs).
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Broadcasting is the distribution of audio and/or video content to a dispersed audience via any electronic mass communications medium, but typically one using the electromagnetic spectrum (radio waves), in a one-to-many model.
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China Mobile Multimedia Broadcasting (CMMB) is a mobile television and multimedia standard developed and specified in China by the State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television (SARFT).
A communications satellite is an artificial satellite that relays and amplifies through the use of a transponder, radio telecommunications signals, between a source and a receiver.
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Consumer electronics are electronic equipment intended for everyday use, most often in entertainment, communications and office productivity.
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A cordless telephone or portable telephone replaces the handset cord with a radio link.
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Digital Audio Radio Service (DARS) refers to any type of digital radio service.
Direct-broadcast satellite (DBS) is a type of artificial satellite which usually sends satellite television signals for home reception.
EchoStar Mobile was set up in 2008 as Solaris Mobile, a joint venture company between SES and Eutelsat Communications to develop and commercialize the first geostationary satellite systems in Europe for broadcasting video, radio and data to in-vehicle receivers and to mobile devices, such as mobile phones, portable media players and PDAs.
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The electromagnetic spectrum is the range of all possible frequencies of electromagnetic radiation.
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The European Commission (EC) is the executive body of the European Union responsible for proposing legislation, implementing decisions, upholding the EU treaties and managing the day-to-day business of the EU.
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Eutelsat S.A. is a French-based satellite provider.
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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent agency of the United States government, created by Congressional statute (see and) to regulate interstate communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories.
The hertz (symbol Hz) is the unit of frequency in the International System of Units (SI) and is defined as one cycle per second.
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IEEE 802.11b-1999 or 802.11b, is an amendment to the IEEE 802.11 wireless networking specification that extends throughput up to 11 Mbit/s using the same 2.4GHz band.
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IEEE 802.11g-2003 or 802.11g is an amendment to the IEEE 802.11 specification that extended throughput to up to 54 Mbit/s using the same 2.4 GHz band as 802.11b.
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IEEE 802.16 is a series of wireless broadband standards written by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
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Inmarsat plc is a British satellite telecommunications company, offering global mobile services.
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The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is a professional association with its corporate office in New York City and its operations center in Piscataway, New Jersey.
The International Space Station (ISS) is a space station, or a habitable artificial satellite, in low Earth orbit.
The industrial, scientific and medical (ISM) radio bands are radio bands (portions of the radio spectrum) reserved internationally for the use of radio frequency (RF) energy for industrial, scientific and medical purposes other than telecommunications.
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The Ku band (pronunciation) is the 12–18 GHz portion of the electromagnetic spectrum in the microwave range of frequencies.
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There are several uses of the 2.4 GHz band.
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The metre, American spelling meter, (from the Greek noun μέτρον, "measure") is the base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI).
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Microwaves are a form of electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths ranging from as long as one meter to as short as one millimeter; with frequencies between and.
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A microwave oven, commonly referred to as a microwave, is a kitchen appliance that heats and cooks food by exposing it to electromagnetic radiation in the microwave spectrum.
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Mobile television is television watched on a small handheld or mobile device.
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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is the United States government agency responsible for the civilian space program as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.
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North America is a continent wholly within the Northern Hemisphere and almost wholly within the Western Hemisphere.
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An open standard is a standard that is publicly available and has various rights to use associated with it, and may also have various properties of how it was designed (e.g. open process).
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Optical communication, also known as optical telecommunication, is communication at a distance using light to carry information.
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Pendrell Corporation (NASDAQ:PCO) is a fully integrated intellectual property (IP) investment, advisory services and asset management firm.
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In the abstract, property is that which belongs to or with something, whether as an attribute or as a component of said thing.
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Radar is an object-detection system that uses radio waves to determine the range, angle, or velocity of objects.
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The radio spectrum is the part of the electromagnetic spectrum from 1 Hz to 3000 GHz (3 THz) allocated to some 40 Radiocommunication services in line to the Radio Regulations (RR) of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU).
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Satellite radio is a radio broadcasting service from satellites.
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SES S.A. is a global satellite owner and operator based in Betzdorf, Luxembourg and is listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange and Euronext Paris under the ticker symbol SESG.
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Sirius XM Holdings is an American broadcasting company that provides two satellite radio services operating in the United States, Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio.
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The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable low Earth orbital spacecraft system operated by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
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Spectrum management is the process of regulating the use of radio frequencies to promote efficient use and gain a net social benefit.
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Super high frequency (SHF) is the ITU designation for radio frequencies (RF) in the range between 3 GHz and 30 GHz.
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TerreStar Corporation (TSTR), formerly Motient Corp. (MNCP - 2000-2007) and American Mobile Satellite Corp. (AMSC - 1988-2000), was the controlling shareholder of TerreStar Networks Inc., TerreStar National Services, Inc. and TerreStar Global Ltd., and a shareholder of SkyTerra Communications.
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Ultra high frequency (UHF) is the ITU designation for radio frequencies in the range between 300 MHz and 3 GHz, also known as the decimetre band as the wavelengths range from one meter to one decimetre.
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The Unified S-band (USB) system was a tracking and communication system developed for the Apollo program by NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL).
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The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.
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A video sender (also known as a DigiSender, wireless video sender, AV sender or audio-video sender) is a device for transmitting domestic audio and video signals wirelessly from one location to another.
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The W series was a series of satellites operated by Eutelsat which provided various coverage and bandwidth options for consumer and business services in Europe, Asia and Africa.
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Weather radar, also called weather surveillance radar (WSR) and Doppler weather radar, is a type of radar used to locate precipitation, calculate its motion, and estimate its type (rain, snow, hail etc.). Modern weather radars are mostly pulse-Doppler radars, capable of detecting the motion of rain droplets in addition to the intensity of the precipitation.
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WiMAX (Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access) is a wireless communications standard designed to provide 30 to 40 megabit-per-second data rates, with the 2011 update providing up to 1 Gbit/s for fixed stations.
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A wireless network is any type of computer network that uses wireless data connections for connecting network nodes.
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The 13 centimeter, 2.3 GHz or 2.4 GHz band is a portion of the UHF (microwave) radio spectrum internationally allocated to amateur radio and amateur satellite use on a secondary basis.
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The 9-centimeter band is a portion of the SHF (microwave) radio spectrum internationally allocated to amateur radio and amateur satellite use.
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