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Earth exploration-satellite service
A radiocommunication service between Earth stations and one or more space stations, which may include links between space stations, in which:

  • information relating to the characteristics of the Earth and its natural phenomena is obtained from active sensors or passive sensors on Earth satellites;

  • similar information is collected from airborne or Earth-based platforms;

  • such information may be distributed to Earth stations within the system concerned;

  • platform interrogation may be included.

This service may also include feeder links necessary for its operation. [NTIA] [RR]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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