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A transmission path for the communication of signals and data from a communications satellite or other space vehicle to the earth and back.

down′link′ v.
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the link from a satellite to an earth station
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a transmission path for data or other signals from a communications satellite to earth.
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It is a cable-less and totally portable solution featuring dual polarity for both uplink and downlink bands.
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"The FCC believes that if you do not register your downlink during this window, you do not need interference protection moving forward," Westwood One notes.
The scheduling in both downlink and uplink is carried out by scheduler present at the Medium Access Control (MAC) sub-layer of eNB.
FCC which seeks to protect the wide array of established satellite services in the 3700-4200 MHz C-band downlink spectrum while opening a specified portion of that spectrum for terrestrial mobile use.
The satellite image acquisition and image downlink are two main scheduling problems in satellite mission planning.
The SoC supports LTE Cat-7 downlink and Cat-13 uplink and boasts of achieving of up to 300Mbps downlink speeds and uplink speeds of up to 150Mpbs.