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despun antenna
In a rotating communications satellite, an antenna with a main beam that is continuously redirected with respect to the satellite so that the antenna illuminates a given area on the surface of the Earth, i.e., the footprint does not move with respect to the Earth. Note: An antenna may be despun mechanically or electrically.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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