Set up the Satellite Receiver, Aim It and Receive Satellite Images and 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:
Suitable for students in Grades 6 and Up.