How Satellite TV Works

Written by Gary Gresham

Have you ever wondered how satellite TV works? With over 24 Million satellite TV owners who have chosen to get digital satellite TV, there may be some of you who would like to know howrepparttar whole process works. Television satellites travel in a geosynchronous orbit approximately 22000 miles aboverepparttar 136250 Earth. That kind of orbit just means thatrepparttar 136251 satellites are rotating atrepparttar 136252 same speed asrepparttar 136253 Earth. This allowsrepparttar 136254 satellites to remain fixed over a certain area and that'srepparttar 136255 reason your small satellite dish can remain stationary. Whether you choose DIRECTV, Dish Network or another satellite provider, these companies all operate their own private satellites. DIRECTV currently has six satellites and Dish Network has nine satellites orbitingrepparttar 136256 Earth right now. Each satellite provider operates broadcast facilities where they gather all ofrepparttar 136257 programming from content providers. Content providers are companies like HBO, CNN, ESPN, Showtime, other television networks and programming sources. Dish Network has a broadcast facility in Englewood, Colorado and DIRECTV operates two broadcast facilities in Castle Rock, Colorado and Los Angeles, California.

Bill Clinton's Favorite Word Game

Written by David D. Deprice

You'll flip over our new word game: Flip Words! Bill Clinton did!

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Click on letters to make words and solve familiar phrases. The first letter of each word you make will be revealed inrepparttar phrase you're trying to solve. Once you recognizerepparttar 136212 phrase, you can submit your guess or try to reveal allrepparttar 136213 letters for a special bonus! You'll never run out of phrases because you can create your own and automatically download new phrases created by others. You can even save your game and resume it later!


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