Fiber cut - response in seconds?

Chris Adams cmadams at
Tue Jun 2 22:35:57 UTC 2009

Once upon a time, Deepak Jain <deepak at> said:
> I promise you that that is not the case for all applications.
> Geosynchronous satellites can be anywhere. For the applications you
> are considering (communications mostly), equatorial orbit is the most
> advantageous. 

Geosynchronous are only over a particular longitude.  They move up and
down in latitude, so it isn't over a given point except twice per day
(or only once at the extremes).

Chris Adams <cmadams at>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.

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