Satellites Quiz

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Satellites Quiz

Satellites Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Sky broadcasts using RF (Radio Frequencies)?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    How high up do the communication satellites that Sky use orbit at?
    • A. 

      230 miles

    • B. 

      2230 miles

    • C. 

      22300 miles

    • D. 

      223000

  • 3. 
    How much does a single transponder cost to rent (per year)
    • A. 

      £1-£2m

    • B. 

      £2-£3m

    • C. 

      £4-£5m

    • D. 

      Sky don't need to rent them because they own their own satellites

  • 4. 
    Roughly how many SD services can you have on a single transponder?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      20

  • 5. 
    Roughly how many HD services can you fit on a single transponder?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      20

  • 6. 
    Which satellites to Sky uplink their services to?
    • A. 

      Astra 2A

    • B. 

      Astra 2E

    • C. 

      Astra 2F

    • D. 

      Astra 2G

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Moving a transponder from their between uplink antennas is called an IOT?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The Uplink desk is primarily run by Platform Control on which site?
    • A. 

      Osterley

    • B. 

      Chilworth

  • 9. 
    Sky has 2 uplink sites based in Chilworth and Fair Oak?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    How many transponders does Astra 2E have?
    • A. 

      32

    • B. 

      36

    • C. 

      42

    • D. 

      60