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Offline loki679

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« Reply #775 on: Wednesday 13 February 2019, 05:43:22 AM »
Starlink getting closer to operation, could begin limited service next year.  This really does have the potential to change the world.

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SpaceX is seeking US approval to deploy up to 1 million Earth stations to receive transmissions from its planned satellite broadband constellation.

The Federal Communications Commission last year gave SpaceX permission to deploy 11,943 low-Earth orbit satellites for the planned Starlink system. A new application from SpaceX Services, a sister company, asks the FCC for "a blanket license authorizing operation of up to 1,000,000 Earth stations that end-user customers will utilize to communicate with SpaceX's NGSO [non-geostationary orbit] constellation."

The application was published by FCC.report, a third-party site that tracks FCC filings. GeekWire reported the news on Friday. An FCC spokesperson confirmed to Ars today that SpaceX filed the application on February 1, 2019.

If each end-user Earth station provides Internet service to one building, SpaceX could eventually need authorization for more than 1 million stations in the US. SpaceX job listings describe the user terminal as "a high-volume manufactured product customers will have in their homes."

"These user terminals employ advanced phased-array beam-forming and digital processing technologies to make highly efficient use of Ku-band spectrum resources by supporting highly directive, steered antenna beams that track the system's low-Earth orbit satellites," SpaceX's new application says. "Consistent with SpaceX's space station authorization, these Earth stations will transmit in the 14.0-14.5 GHz band and receive in the 10.7-12.7 GHz band... SpaceX Services seeks authority to deploy and operate these Earth stations throughout the contiguous United States, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands."

Each user terminal "will communicate only with those SpaceX satellites that are visible on the horizon above a minimum elevation angle," the application says.

"The proposed user terminal is a flat phased array capable of steering its beams to track SpaceX's NGSO satellites passing within its field of view," the application also says. "As the terminal steers the transmitting beam, it also adjusts the power to maintain a constant level at the receiving antenna of its target satellite, compensating for variations in antenna gain and path loss associated with the steering angle."

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/02/spacex-seeks-fcc-ok-for-1-million-satellite-broadband-earth-stations/
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Offline Minhosa

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« Reply #776 on: Thursday 14 February 2019, 04:09:32 PM »
Can anyone run that through google translate for luddite's like me?

Re: Elon Musk
« Reply #777 on: Thursday 14 February 2019, 04:29:39 PM »
Internet from satellites, marra.
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Offline LoveItIfWeBeatU

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« Reply #778 on: Thursday 7 March 2019, 01:45:07 PM »
Someone will have to send the link to Elon: -

The untold story of the daring cave divers who saved the Thai soccer team

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/adventure/2019/02/national-geographic-2019-adventurers-of-the-year/thai-rescue-cave-divers/
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« Reply #780 on: Sunday 31 March 2019, 06:30:21 PM »
oh no
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Offline loki679

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« Reply #781 on: Friday 5 April 2019, 03:20:51 AM »
Falcon Heavy could be launching again in a week or so.  Going for engine tests and, if successful, will be launching a comms satellite.  Hopefully they'll manage to land all three boosters this time.
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Offline loki679

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« Reply #782 on: Friday 12 April 2019, 05:44:51 AM »
Falcon Heavy could be launching again in a week or so.  Going for engine tests and, if successful, will be launching a comms satellite.  Hopefully they'll manage to land all three boosters this time.

This will never get old. Landed all three boosters this time.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1110&v=TXMGu2d8c8g
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Online sadnesstan

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« Reply #783 on: Saturday 27 April 2019, 09:06:52 AM »
Apparently he's agreed to have his tweets checked by lawyers, prior to posting. The most expensive free speech, ever.

Offline LoveItIfWeBeatU

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« Reply #784 on: Sunday 12 May 2019, 12:21:35 AM »
"Elon Musk faces trial over 'pedo' tweet"
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-48238576
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« Reply #785 on: Sunday 12 May 2019, 07:18:40 AM »
"Elon Musk faces trial over 'pedo' tweet"
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-48238576

Just another tiny example of how the BBC has gone to s***. That's a tabloid headline right there. Once upon a time the beeb wouldn't have lowered itself. This no doubt contributed to it's reputation as 'a bit stuffy', and competition for clicks has probably played a part, but there really isn't any need. But then the beeb have been obsessed with paedophilia recently.

Offline LoveItIfWeBeatU

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« Reply #786 on: Sunday 12 May 2019, 08:59:53 AM »
So what should their headline have been? It's factually correct and 'pedo' is in quotes as it's what Musk tweeted.
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« Reply #787 on: Sunday 12 May 2019, 10:08:48 AM »
So what should their headline have been? It's factually correct and 'pedo' is in quotes as it's what Musk tweeted.

Elon Musk faces trial over tweets, would have been sufficient, surely.

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« Reply #788 on: Sunday 12 May 2019, 11:48:34 AM »
So what should their headline have been? It's factually correct and 'pedo' is in quotes as it's what Musk tweeted.

Elon Musk faces trial over tweets, would have been sufficient, surely.

I don't see what is wrong with their headline narrowing down which tweets he was facing trial over.
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