mobile earth station


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mobile earth station

[‚mō·bəl ′ərth ‚stā·shən]
(communications)
An earth station intended to be used while in motion or at halts at unspecified points.
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One of the most remarkable developments in the field will be the introduction of low earth orbit (LEO) satellite-based mobile earth stations, which will be comparable in size to cellular telephones.
Users who are leasing Scientific-Atlanta mobile earth stations now have the option to pre-pay a selected number of transmission minutes.
Globecomm's Auto-Explorer line of mobile earth stations with integrated electronics are suited to a wide variety of military, institutional, newsgathering, enterprise and other applications, in sizes ranging from sub-meter up to 1.

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