Geographic, elliptically-shaped reception zone covered by the signal beam of a satellite.
Also called a land pattern. It is a combination of lands used to mount a surface mount component. Metal pads on a substrate surface are arranged in the same pattern as the leads or pads on the component itself.
1. An estimated area of possible reentry or the solid angle of a detector or linear area of a detector at a certain location. 2. Geographic area in which a focused satellite downlink can be received.
The total area that an impervious surface covers on a horizontal plane, including decks, driveways, patios, structures, overhangs, balconies, or cantilevered constructed spaces that expand beyond a structure’s foundation.
1. The area on the surface of the earth within a satellite’s transmitter or sensor field of view. 2. The amount of personnel, spares, resources, and capabilities physically present and occupying space at a deployed location.
Footprint has been defined 11 different ways in documents like Television Audience Measurement, Rules of Procedure, Appendix 2, USPC Consolidated Glossary, and 7 more.