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Access card
Additional Outlet (A/O)
Alternative Audio
Audio/Video Jacks
Azimuth
Bandwidth

BeamWidth

Bent-Pipe
Bit
Blackout Area

Broadband

Broadband Satellite
Byte
CableCARD
Check Switch

Circular Polarization
Clarke Belt
Closed Captioning
Coax Cable

Component video

Conus
Dealer
Decibel
Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS)
DSS
Digital Compression
DirecTV, Inc.
DirecTV System
DirecTV Receiver
DirecPC
DirecWay
DiSEqC
DISH Network
DISH Network System
DISH Network Receiver
DISH 500
Dolby Digital / AC-3 Compatible
Dolby Pro Logic:
DTH
Dual LNB
DVB
Echostar
Electronic program guide
Elevation
Features
Feed Horn
Footprint

Frequency

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Gain

Gauge
Geostationary
Hard Reset
HDTV
Installation
Installer Technician
Interactive TV

Internet Service Provider (ISP):
IRD (Integrated Receiver Decoder)
Kbps
Ka Band
KaKu
Ku-band
L-Band

Longitude
LNB
LNBF
Matrix Switch
MPEG2
Multi-satellite dish
Multi-satellite switch
Must Carry
National Standards and Testing Program (NSTP)
NTSC
National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative (NRTC)
OTA
Off-Air
Orbital Slots
Oval Dish

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Pay Per View (PPV)
Parental Lockout
Pixelization
Program Guide
Quad LNB
Rain fade
Rating Level
Rating Limit
Receiver
Remote Extender
RG-59
RG-6
R/F connectors
S-Video Jack
Satellite
Satellite Dish
Satellite Home Viewer Act
SBCA
SBCA Certification
Smart Card
Solar Outage
Splitter
Sports Subscription
Spot Beam
System Test
SW-21, SW-4/4, SW-6/4
Transponder
Twin 500 LNB
UHF Remote
Widescreen

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