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spot beam
In satellite communications systems, a narrow beam from a satellite station antenna that illuminates, with high irradiance, a limited area of the Earth by using beam (directive) antennas rather than Earth-coverage antennas.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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