Land earth station

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Satellite dish
Land earth station, here: aerial for feeder link (uplink)

A land earth station (also: land earth radio station) is – according to Article 1.70 of the International Telecommunication Union's (ITU) ITU Radio Regulations (RR)[1] – defined as "An earth station in the fixed-satellite service or, in some cases, in the mobile-satellite service, located at a specified fixed point or within a specified area on land to provide a feeder link for the mobile-satellite service."

Each station shall be classified by the service in which it operates permanently or temporarily.

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In accordance with ITU Radio Regulations (article 1) this type of radio station might be classified as follows:
Earth station (article 1.63)


  1. ^ ITU Radio Regulations, Section IV. Radio Stations and Systems – Article 1.70, definition: land earth station / land earth radio station

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