Technology / Television (TV) / Beam: A satellite transmission pattern. It may be wide, narrow or spot. This affects the satellites footprint.

Other Words for Beam

Beam Noun Synonyms: timber, scantling, girder, rafter, bar, brace, plank, board, stud, trestle
Beam Verb Synonyms: radiate, shine, smile radiantly

Jim Beam

Entertainment / Liquor / Jim Beam: Jim Beam is a brand of bourbon whiskey, distilled in Clermont, Kentucky MORE

Horizontal Beam Width

Technology / Radar / Horizontal Beam Width: The beam width of the radar pulse measured in the horizontal plane. The size of which determines the radar resolution. The smaller the horizontal beam width the better the resolution in bearing. Most MORE

Spot Beam

Technology / Television (TV) / Spot Beam: A spot beam is a satellite transmission that is focused on a specific area within the footprint, or broadcast area, of the satellite. Both DISH Network and directv use spot beams to increase the capa MORE

Vertical Beam Width

Technology / Radar / Vertical Beam Width: The beam width of the radar pulse measured in the vertical plane. Most radar units have a vertical beam width of 20 to 25 degrees. MORE


Business / Construction / Post-And-Beam: A basic building method that uses just a few hefty posts and beams to support an entire structure. Contrasts with stud framing. MORE


Business / Construction / I-Beam: A steel beam with a cross section resembling the letter I. It is used for long spans as basement beams or over wide wall openings, such as a double garage door, when wall and roof loads bear down on t MORE