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outdoor unit (ODU)

Outdoor units (ODU) are all components of a satellite reception system that are located outside the building.

Structure of a satellite receiving station with outdoor and indoor unit

Structure of a satellite receiving station with outdoor and indoor unit

This is theLNB converter in which the reception frequencies are separated in a polarisation crossover and mixed with the local oscillator frequency (LOF). The lower sideband resulting from the mixing is fed to the Indoor Unit (IDU) as an intermediate frequency of 950 MHz and 2.150 GHz

. Theparabolic antenna

isnot part of the Outdoor Unit.

The receiving equipment of the ground segment, the Indoor Units (IDU), are located inside the building.

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