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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] OT: Satellite Internet
From: Adam Shirley WJ4X <>
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2010 09:30:25 -0400
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It's KA and KU band...

On 8/27/2010 9:19 AM, Charles Coldwell wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 4:03 PM, Michael Goins <> wrote:
>> Speed was always an issue regardless of what was promised and even light
>> rain/dew/fog seriously affected my ability to access the Internet as did
>> trees and trying to gain an unobstructed view of their satellite locations.
> What frequencies are they using that are so susceptible to weather and
> foliage?  I've heard similar complaints about DBS television on the
> Ku/Ka bands.  The old BUD satellite systems were on C band which I
> think performs better in an inhospitable atmosphere.

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