Satellite Communications/satellite harmful

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Can a satellite cause harm if pointed to a human person? Does a satellite have a smell if used the wrong way?

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hi
all satellites are in one way or another pointed at people. satellites in the geo orbit, used for example for TV transmissions, need to be pointed to where people leave so they can watch tv.
but the power levels incident upon people on earth are very low. that being said, if you were to stand in front of the satellite transmitting at full power (which you can't, as they are over 36000 km away from us) then we would be singing to a different tune.  

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Luis Emiliani

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Strengths - Satellite link design and analysis - Vsat network design and analysis - Propagation aspects for terrestrial and satellite links - ITU-R P recommendations Can not help with: - Questions related to TV receivers, TV kits, or specific networks such as DirecTV or DISH - Antenna pattern synthesis, RF MoM analysis, S-parameters.

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My experience is in satellite communication networks and terrestrial microwave links.

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