Talk:Tag:man made=satellite dish

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Why not for private antennas?

Why should this not be used for private antennas? Is this commonly accepted and is the actual tag usage respecting this restriction? Where would be the border if this rule was generally confirmed? What should be used instead? --Dieterdreist (talk) 10:09, 29 July 2019 (UTC)

I second this question and see no reason to prevent the use of this tag for private antennas (which can be big as well) Fanfouer (talk) 07:43, 7 October 2020 (UTC)

Poor definition

The man_made=satellite_dish tag is poorly defined, the short definition speaks about "ground stations": "A ground station is a terrestrial radio station designed for extraplanetary telecommunication with spacecraf." but a ground station is a different facility, will likely have satellite dishes for communication, but it is just a tiny part of it. Probably most satellite dishes are set up for communication with satellites (not spacecraft), generally most of them being only receivers. The whole page should likely be rewritten, as it does not focus on the feature (satellite dish) but on other features (ground station, radio telescope, etc.). --Dieterdreist (talk) 10:09, 29 July 2019 (UTC)