DBS systems (for TV) use frequencies around 12GHz. I think they are
using higher freqs now with the new Ka birds for HD.
Wildblue internet transmits 29.5 to 30 GHz, receives 19.7 to 20.2 GHz
On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 9:19 AM, Charles Coldwell <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 4:03 PM, Michael Goins <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
> Charles M. Coldwell, W1CMC
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