Reply to post: Re: Interesting that South America is covered far better than North America

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Re: Interesting that South America is covered far better than North America

I think that's partly due to the mapping projection used and partly due to the original satellite orbits being chosen to cover the oceans, the mar in Inmarsat being for maritime. I suspect flying over a large 1st world land mass downlinks are also as viable as uplinks.

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