Very Small Aperture Terminal


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very small aperture terminal

[¦ver·ē ¦smȯl ¦ap·ə·chər ′tərm·ə·nəl]
(communications)
An antenna approximately 6 feet (1.8 meters) or less in diameter, that is used for both broadcast reception and interactive communications via geosynrchronous satellites. Abbreviated VSAT.

Very Small Aperture Terminal

(communications)
(VSAT) A kind of ground station used to contact a communications satellite such as INMARSAT.
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The kits complement DataPath's popular line of modular and easy to deploy portable satellite communications terminals, but are also compatible with any Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT).
To meet Carnival's needs, Harris will deploy a fully managed, end-to-end Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) solution utilizing the latest generation of iDirect technology, via a hybrid C- and Ku-band solution.
(NASDAQ: TSYS) said it has received an order from the Australian Defence Science and Technology Organisation for its Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) satellite systems.
Army for equipment, field services support and maintenance of Secret Internet Protocol Router and Non-secure Internet Protocol Router Access Point Very Small Aperture Terminal satellite systems equipment.
3T is a combination of the TCS battle-tested Secret Internet Protocol Router and Non-secure Internet Protocol Router Access Point Very Small Aperture Terminal system and Comtech Systems' troposcatter technology, including its newest IP-capable terminal, the Modular Transportable Troposcatter System, which offers significant advances in technology while making a considerable reduction in size versus legacy systems.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced on Tuesday that during Q1 fiscal 2017, Comtech's Command & Control Technologies Group, which is part of its Government Solutions segment, received an additional funded order of USD8.8m for its Secret Internet Protocol Router and Non-Secure Internet Protocol Router Access Point (SNAP) Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) satellite systems.
Managed communications provider Harris CapRock Communications announced on Tuesday that it has been chosen by support vessels owner and operator Siem Offshore Inc to deliver Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) communications to five of its supply vessels, located offshore in Brazil.
The service is based upon a two-way satellite broadband Internet service from Gilat Satellite Networks, which will serve as the wholesale provider of Very Small Aperture Terminal satellite communications equipment together with operations support services.

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