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This page deals with the goings-on to do with things going around in space, whether they be weather satellites, satellite TV systems, satellite navigation, or other types of satellite. You may be interested to know that if you look at the night sky on a clear night for a few minutes, you can sometimes see satellites going over. This is explained on the page of basic astronomy. From a more earthly perspective, satellites provide a variety of useful services, and some of them are listed here, with contacts...
Digital and Satellite Television
Freeview Digital Television
DirecTV - Rapid Satellite
Alternative Satellite Television
Satellite TV cable
HomeChoice Cable TV and Internet
TV Cables .co.uk
Sky Digibox recycling
The Spirit of The Shortwave
Alternative Satellite Navigation
The first GPS Global Positioning System
GPS : Global Positioning System
Sat Nav 2u
SAT-NAV: Satellite Navigation
GPS and Sat-Nav Suppliers
Satellite Internet / Satellite Broadband
Tariam Satellite Communications
A few resources connected from Weather
Orbit - how orbiting works
Geostationary Orbit - how satellites stay up there
Very Basic Astronomy - how to see satellites
Traakit - revolutionary new satellite alerting system, that aims to protect your most treasured items.
Also see I Thought The Year 2000 Would Have Been Better Than This! , Communications companies , DGM Travel Maps , The Dangers of Radiation from Mobile Phone Masts , Earth's Poles are Going to Flip? , Radio Astronomy , Radio and Telecommunications , Radio Interference - what you can do about it and a few other things.
Incidentally, in the early history of spaceflight, it was believed that satellites would have to be huge space stations with astronauts onboard to service the valve equipment. Modern miniaturisation has changed that model of space satellites so much that a satellite can be the size of a bucket and still have all the internal microelectronics to do the job it's been put up there for.