| a radio link from an earth station at a given location to a space station, or vice versa, conveying information for a space radiocommunication service other than the fixed-satellite service
NOTE 1 – The given location may be at a specified fixed point, or at any fixed point within specified areas.
NOTE 2 – Examples of feeder links:
- an up-link for a broadcasting satellite;
- the part of a forward link to a space station or a return link from a space station which is between the earth station and a data relay satellite;
- an up-link and down-link between a coast earth station and a satellite in the maritime mobile-satellite service.