a terminal equipped to receive, or receive and transmit, signals from or to communications satellites.
- Also called ground station.
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How to use earth station in a sentence
Above everything we must make some earth station aware of our plight.
This allows communication, not only between a machine and an earth-station, but also between two craft when in flight.The Aeroplane | Claude Grahame-White and Harry Harper
In the helio cubby, Waters was still trying to raise an earth station.Wandl the Invader | Raymond King Cummings
Scientific definitions for earth station
An on-ground radio communication site used for tracking, controlling, or otherwise communicating with spacecraft or satellites.
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