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dish antenna

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Noun1.dish antenna - directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiationdish antenna - directional antenna consisting of a parabolic reflector for microwave or radio frequency radiation
directional antenna - an antenna that transmits or receives signals only in a narrow angle
microwave radar, radar, radio detection and ranging, radiolocation - measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects
radio reflector, radio telescope - astronomical telescope that picks up electromagnetic radiations in the radio-frequency range from extraterrestrial sources
scanner - a radar dish that rotates or oscillates in order to scan a broad area
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Three people--Charlie Ergen, Candy Ergen and Jim DeFranco--were hauling an enormous C-band TV dish antenna via pickup truck to a customer in remote Colorado.
Eutelsat's resources over Afghanistan provide the needed signal strength so that people can receive all channels, even with a 45-cm satellite dish antenna. In 2019, we will offer enhanced services like Video on Demand (VOD) and other products to customers across the country."
LAHORE -- The FIA claimed on Sunday to have arrested 13 people allegedly involved in human smuggling, illegal sale of dish antenna receivers and other crimes.
He submitted that raiding team found thousands of different foreign branded DTH, Dish TV Switch, STAR GOLD Satellite Dish Antenna HD Ready, Dish, Platinum, Satcom, Fast Radio Frequency Remote Control for DH (Indian) and other goods worth Rs14 million.
Nowadays many households receive TV signals from the TV satellite by using a dish antenna attached to the roof.
He informed me that an object had fallen inside the dish antenna which interfered with satellite signals and it would be removed in a while.
The SNE, which has a large dish antenna, is needed to help other vehicles in a unit secure a satellite signal so they can send and receive information.
He added, "Now Afghans can install a small dish antenna to get access to all TV and radio channels across Afghanistan and central Asian countries." (end) sbk.ibi
In order to point the enormous 70-meter dish antenna in the precise direction of the asteroid, numerous amateur astronomers assisted in the days leading up to Feb.
It involves a onetime cost of installing a dish antenna.
Kaleidoscope's satellite communication division, Kaleidoscope-TV, delivers DIRECTV satellite programming through its proprietary roof-top central dish system, which allows for a single compact dish antenna assembly to serve all the units in a building complex.