- Earth station
Effective isotropic radiated power
A measure of a satellite’s signal strength from the ground.
Angle between the earth's surface and a particular satellite at a given reception point 0° for horizontal angle and 90° o for vertical.
- Encryption Systems
Encryption enables programme providers to control the distribution of pay-TV television channels, for example. Only authorised viewers can view the encrypted channels. Examples of encryption systems are VIACCESS, NDS, and CONAX. See also Smart CardSmart Card.