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downlink

[′dau̇n‚liŋk]
(communications)
The radio or optical transmission path downward from a communications satellite to the earth or an aircraft, or from an aircraft to the earth.

downlink

(1) The transmission from a satellite down to an earth station. Contrast with uplink.

(2) The transmission from a cell tower to a cellphone or other mobile device. Contrast with uplink.
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The feeds will be mixed on-site in a USA Video Productions production truck into a single digital signal, uplinked to a satellite and then downlinked to Yahoo for broadcast.
Additionally, the JASON Project signal will be downlinked from PAS-3 by the Williams Vyvx National Gateway Teleport in Carteret, N.
The four signals from the churches will be downlinked to WIT and uplinked back onto analog transponders on Telstar 402, SBS 6, and INTELSAT 342 so that other churches can downlink the feeds.