« Reply #1 on: 19. May 2004 at 11:03 »
The Falkland Islands are in the lower power and lower sensitivity
contours of the Eutelsat
AB1 coverage beam of South America, so you will need a dish
rather larger than the nominal 1.2m dish required for the mainland.
More study or an experiment is suggested to determine if a 1.8m
dish plus 2 watt BUC provides an acceptable service. 2.4m or 3.5m
dishes are increasingly costly and difficult to ship and install.
Costs will be high when shipping, installation and commissioning are
included. If you have a business related application or are
interested in sharing the terminal costs amongst a local area
network community, it may be feasible.
I understand that the North Berwick
(Scotland) seabird centre are contemplating a live video feed
with a remote control TV camera on Falklands so we can watch the