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Earth station
A station located either on the Earth's surface or within the major portion of the Earth's atmosphere and intended for communication:

  • with one or more space stations; or

  • with one or more stations of the same kind by means of one or more reflecting satellites or other objects in space. [NTIA] [RR] [47CFR]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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