Terrestrial microwave transmission is when microwaves are used to transmit data. Because of the curve of the Earth's surface, the repeaters must be constructed every 30 miles. More »

The main disadvantage of microwave transmission is that microwave towers can exchange data only if they have a clear line of sight between them with no obstacles such as buildings, hills or trees in the way. Other disadv... More »

The major difference between C-band and Ku-band satellite transmission involves the allocation of the frequencies. C-band is assigned to terrestrial microwave radio communications while Ku-band is allocated solely to sat... More »

A coaxial cable is used for radio and data transmission, which often includes applications in computers, video game systems and television. Various types of coaxial cables offer different levels of video and audio qualit... More »

Internet television is the transmission of live television networks through the Internet by streaming data rather than a signal decoded by a cable box. Internet television requires a broadband Internet connection and an ... More »

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Terrestrial radiation is the energy released by the Earth itself as opposed to solar radiation that it receives from the Sun. Apart from the energy generated by the decay of radioactive minerals in rock, the energy that ... More »

Terrestrial navigation is a field of study that helps sea-faring people locate points at sea and on the land. Similarly, it involves being able to identify the position of the ship anywhere in the world. Students are ins... More »