Equipment used to obtain a specific signal.
A radio receiver located at a different location from the base station. A satellite receiver could be part of a repeater system, or a simplex network could have multiple satellites for better coverage. The strongest received signal is chosen by a voting selector at the main transmit/receive site. Satellite receivers are sometimes known as either voting receivers or remotes.
Video recorder sized device which is required for programme reception from satellites.
a receiver on a communications satellite
a receiver specifically designed to receive satellite broadcasts and is usually able to tune in downconverted frequencies from an LNB
a tuner designed to receive either analog or digital satellite-transmitted signals that are received by a dish antenna
Component that is placed inside the classroom, auditorium, etc., and is user operated to select and tune satellite transponders.
Demodulates communications information into audio, data, or video; the satellite dish receives RF transmissions, and sends the transmission to the receiver, which then tunes to the required channel received as part of the transmission.
One of two or more receivers connected to a voting comparator.
Equipment (a satellite dish) used to obtained a specific communications satellite signal.
The part of the reception equipment used to tune into a single channel broadcast from a satellite.
A receiver designed for satellite reception system, which receives modulated signals from an LNA or LNB and converts them into their original form suitable for direct presentation to the user. See also IRD.
A microwave receiver capable of receiving satellite transmitted signals, downconverting and demodulating these signals, and providing a baseband (video and audio) output.
Part of the free satellite sky tv system equipment that processes the incoming signals and manages the feature menu. An access card must be inserted into the satellite receiver.
The indoor electronic component of an earth station that down converts, processes and prepares satellite signals for viewing or listening.