This article is from the Digital Broadcast Satellites FAQ, by Brian Trosko firstname.lastname@example.org with numerous contributions by others.
There is a wealth of other information regarding these systems on-line.
An exhaustive list is not provided here, but perhaps the most important
Dish Network can be found at:
DirecTV can be found at:
USSB is at:
Alphastar is at:
John Hodgson's page provides useful info:
Another excellent resource is DBS Online, found at:
DBS Online also contains Rich Peterson's excellent DBS FAQ,
which serves different purposes than this document does. Any
interested parties are strongly urged to read that FAQ, as well
as this one.
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