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Earth coverage (EC)
In satellite communications, the coverage that occurs when the satellite-to-Earth beam is sufficiently wide to cover all of the surface of the Earth exposed to the satellite, i.e., the footprint is as large as it can possibly be from a geographic standpoint.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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