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Re: Satellite Control




It is a radiotelescope.  It is the Arecibo 305 Meter Radio Telescope to be
exact.  Located in Puerto Rico.

http://www.naic.edu/about/ao/telefact.htm

Nick KB9UAE



On Mon, 20 Nov 2000, Michael Hart wrote:

> I watched James Bond, Goldeneye, the other night and wondered why it was
> necessary to have a 30 metre dish to control a satellite.
> 
> If a spy agency wanted to control their satellites arn't they better off
> having some smaller antennas that don't actually kill people when they move
> their direction element, and you can't slide down?
> 
> It looked to me more like they were using a radiotelescope than a satellite
> control station.
> 
> 
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