Ku band

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Ku band

[′kyü ‚band or ¦kā¦yü ‚band]
(communications)
A band of frequencies extending from 15.35 to 17.25 gigahertz, corresponding to wavelengths of 1.95 to 1.74 centimeters.
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These satellites also have Ku-band spot beams that can be moved easily between high traffic areas as demand dictates.
EchoStar represents a significant source of Ku-band and Ka-band satellite capacity together with satellite related products and support services.
NBC has signed a long-term, multi-transponder agreement with GE American Communications (GE Americom) for Ku-band satellite transmission service on GE-1, the company's new hybrid satellite.
This unique transceiver performs C-, X- and Ku-Band to L-Band down conversion and L-Band to C-, X-, and Ku-Band up conversion.
The purpose of the test was to determine the maximum daily throughput of Wheat's HIRA(SM) (patent pending WiFi system) which is designed to be connected to a TeleSea(SM) Model 2 Ku-band satellite antenna, a one meter maritime very small aperture terminal (VSAT), using Americom's AMC-6 TDMA Shared Platform Satellite from a ship.
Launched in 1999, the AMC-4 satellite is a Lockheed Martin A2100 hybrid C-band and Ku-band spacecraft located at 101 degrees west longitude.
based in Herndon, Virginia, is the operator of an open pay TV platform on the C- and Ku-band payload of SES AMERICOM's AMC-4 satellite.
2-meter Ku-band antenna with non-penetrating roof mount, a low noise block downconverter (LNB), a two-watt block up converter (BUC), and a satellite modem.
The geosynchronous all Ku-band satellite will be operated by SES AMERICOM from 125 degrees West to deliver educational broadcasting for PBS and its affiliated state networks and introduce IP-based services for the enterprise markets throughout the United States and the Caribbean.
As of today, the large, high-powered, C/Ku-band satellite, is providing services to customers including Connexion by Boeing, a provider of in-flight high-speed Internet service, on the Ku-band payload as well as various commercial and government customers on the C-band side.
Launched in 1997, AMC-3 is a Lockheed Martin A2100 hybrid C and Ku-band satellite, which orbits above the earth at 87 degrees west longitude.