Set up the Satellite Receiver, Aim It and Receive Satellite Images & Programs!
Learn about satellite communication with this system. Set up a satellite dish receiver, aim it and receive satellite images and programs.
Hands-on learning about satellite communication. This satellite receiving dish (3 ft. dia.) allows students to set up the antenna outside the classroom and aiming it at a satellite using the compass.
This small satellite dish receives microwave frequencies from 11.7 to 12.2 GHz KU band. The two-way walkie-talkie set can be used to communicate with students in the classroom or outdoors (within 1/2 mile). Transmits in auto or manual modes.
Students can also record raw satellite broadcasts from the field and edit them for a classroom news presentation. The editing process can be combined with the audio/video workstations.
This lab includes:
- Real Satellite Dish: Parabolic, Portable (36" dia.)
- Satellite Receiver
- Fixed KU Band Feed
- 13" Color TV/VCR Combo
- Additional VCR for Rough Editing
- Two-Way Walkie/Talkie Set
- Weatherproof LNB Cover
- 60-ft. Coax Cable
- Patio Mount
- Instructional Manual
- Workstation Sign
Suitable for students in Grades 6 & Up.