[time-nuts] Sun Outage

Dr. David Kirkby (Kirkby Microwave Ltd) drkirkby at kirkbymicrowave.co.uk
Thu Oct 9 18:40:12 EDT 2014


On 9 Oct 2014 23:28, "Brooke Clarke" <brooke at pacific.net> wrote:
>
> Hi Dave:
>
> The small size of the Ku-band TV dish and that it's surface is covered
with a "flat" type paint means there's little or no thermal heating of the
receiver or feed.
> There were cases with the early C-band TVRO systems where they did melt
the receiver.

Reminds me of some idiot who designed a building in London. It had curved
mirrors on it, angled towards the road.  The result was the road, vehicles
and shops were being burnt by the sun.  It was all in the news here a year
or two ago.



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