satellite transmitter

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Noun1.satellite transmitter - a transmitter on a communications satellitesatellite transmitter - a transmitter on a communications satellite
communications satellite - an artificial satellite that relays signals back to earth; moves in a geostationary orbit
sender, transmitter - set used to broadcast radio or tv signals
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The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection and Rio Tinto successfully captured a red goshawk, one of Australia s rarest birds of prey, in Cape York and attached a satellite transmitter to track its movements.
By placing a satellite transmitter and a simple microprocessor on each car, the state of the bearings can be monitored dynamically and alerts transmitted potentially weeks before a mechanical failure becomes catastrophic and a derailment occurs.
Then a satellite transmitter was put on the turtle but it transmitted signals only for a few days.
Shaikh Mohammed bin Saud released the first bird, which is fitted with a satellite transmitter, as part of the President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan's Houbara Reintroduction Project in the UAE and Arabian Peninsula to restore a sustainable wild population of the bird, synonymous with local culture and traditions of the UAE.
A satellite transmitter tagged to a shark's fin allows scientists to follow the movements of the shark.
Their investigations boss Ian Thomson said: "Data from a satellite transmitter indicated the eagle didn't move from a spot on a hill high above Glen Esk for more than 15 hours.
Wildlife telemetry consultant, Kevin Lay, said: "We used super glue to glue the satellite transmitter just above the base of the tail.
It was fitted with a satellite transmitter before it was released in August.
According to the news, one of the birds, which was attached a satellite transmitter, migrated and already reached Saudi Arabia.
Aikanti was fitted with a satellite transmitter in Surinam in June, as part of a WWF project designed to monitor the movement and threats to the species in the Atlantic.
The public have been given the opportunity to track the progress of Aitkanti, an endangered leatherback turtle, online as she makes her way across the Atlantic, tagged with a satellite transmitter.
The three-night Ritz package includes the cost of a high-tech satellite transmitter that you'll help Mote scientists attach to a wild shark in the Gulf of Mexico.

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