Q What is VSAT?
A VSAT Stands for Very Small Aperture Terminal, historically VSAT antennas 2.4 meters and smaller. The term is loosely used to refer to all Transmit / Receive (Tx/Rx) antennas.

Q What is a BUC?
A Block Up Converter, it up converts and amplifies modem information for transmission to the satellite.

Q What does LNB stand for?
A Low Noise Block down converter, it down converts and amplifies signals received from the satellite for transfer to a receiver.

Q What is an LNA?
A Low Noise Amplifier, same function as an LNB except no down conversion, only amplification.

Q What does OMT stand for?
A Ortho (or orthogonal) Mode Transducer, this device separates and directs signals of two different polarities, i.e. Horizontal and Vertical or LHCP and RHCP.

Q What is LHCP and RHCP?
A They are orthogonal senses of circular polarization Left Hand or Right Hand Circular Polarization.

Q What is a Co Pol Diplexer used for?
A To separate Transmit and Receive signals of the same polarity (not orthogonal).

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