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Satellite Glossary

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Ka Band:  Frequency range of 18-31 GHz.

Ku Band:  Frequency range of 10.7-18 GHz. TV stations and networks frequently use Ku Band to get the signal from their remote satellite trucks back to the TV station. Also, both DirecTV and Echostar in the U.S. use Ku Band to deliver high powered DBS satellite service to subscribers.


Line amplifier:  Amplifier used in the middle of a network to reamplify a signal.

LNB:  Low Noise Block converter - small device mounted at the focal point of a satellite dish which converts and amplifies high-frequency satellite signals into lower frequencies. The successor to LNA's.

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