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active satellite
1. A satellite carrying a station intended to transmit or retransmit radio communication signals. [NTIA] [RR] Note: An active satellite may perform signal processing functions such as amplification, regeneration, frequency translation, and link switching, to make the signals suitable for retransmission. 2. An Earth satellite carrying a station intended to transmit or re-transmit radiocommunication signals. [47CFR]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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