[time-nuts] Airraft Ping Timing

Brooke Clarke brooke at pacific.net
Tue Mar 25 21:24:36 EDT 2014

  Hi Joe:

It's my understanding that the spot beams are only used for air phones where they need more gain and MH370 had no first 
class, i.e. no phones.

Have Fun,

Brooke Clarke

Joe Leikhim wrote:
> One thing I don't fully understand are the spot beams. If this is a bent pipe, how do they control which beam serves 
> the terminal? And if ground based command, would they not have a record of which spot beam that MH370 was utilizing, 
> therefore know approximate location and direction ?

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