History buffs will enjoy ...an interesting history of US satellite communications technology presented in a satellite chronology by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. You will also find photo and video galleries here on space flight and exploration and aeronautics that are inspiring and fascinating. There's even a Space Calendar of the year's upcoming space related events and activities. Visit the NASA website, today!
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Satellite calculations, etc...You can get information on azimuth, elevation and polarization calculations for satellite dish pointing; or, use a host of other free satellite calculation tools at Online Satellite Calculations. There's also a link budget calculator, as well as, a ton of useful and informative links to additional satellite related resources.
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For the D.I.Y. InstalleriDirect Infiniti Series satellite systems (3000 * 5000 * 7000 routers) can be self-installed with a Pdf instruction manual (downloadable below). To make the entire installation process even easier, iDirect Infiniti satellite systems come with a handy, built-in signal meter to help you align the system to the satellite without the need of any special instruments.
But, if you have hit a little snag while installing your iDirect system, here's the guide to get you back on track and your system up and running smoothly.
iDirect Infiniti Satellite Systems Installation Guide - Pdf format
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If you enjoy doing things yourself, then a visit to GeoOrbit is just what you need. It has charts and information on everything about satellites and links to satellite system installation equipment, how-to procedures and more. Check out the great satellite related resources available to you from GeoOrbit. It's worth the trip!
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