Archive for Day: January 9, 2019
Satellite TV And PC Facts
A home satellite television dish was once considered an expensive and large piece of metal when it was first introduced where they all took up a pretty large area in the yard. Dish Network has the capacity of 70 national HD channels while the Direct TV HD package has the bandwidth for 150. Other major satellite manufacturers include Space Systems/Loral, Lockheed Martin (owns former RCA Astro Electronics/GE Astro Space business), Northrop Grumman, Alcatel Space and EADS Astrium. For example, if you want satellite television, you will need one or satellite more receivers and dishes. On July 31, the Soviets announced that they intended to launch a satellite by the fall of 1957 and on October 4, 1957 Sputnik I was launched into orbit, which triggered the Space Race between the two nations.
An interesting satellite technology that is just emerging is satellite internet. A DVR (digital video recorder) receiver is …