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Type:     Transmission Media
Maker:     Unspecified
Place Made:     Unspecified
Date Made:     Unspecified
SIZE:     L30* W30* H47cm
Function/Purpose:     Used for communication between satellite and earth (written by YEN, JIN-SHENG).
Characteristics:     Chunghwa Telecom International Business Group is in charge of a satellite communication business. The two main ground stations are located in the satellite communication centers in Yangmingshan, Taipei and in Fangshan, Pingtung. The other communication centers are in Banciao, Taichung, and Kaoshiung. In Yangmingshan satellite communication center, six ground stations have been built one after another since 1969. The first ground station in Fangshan was built and started running in 1990. There are already four ground stations there (written by YEN, JIN-SHENG).


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