The Satellite Communication Ground Segment and Earth Station Handbook Second Edition

Author: Bruce Elbert
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 1608076733
Format: PDF
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This updated and expanded second edition reflects the state of earth station design and ground segment architecture. From international telephone network gateways to direct broadcast home receivers, today’s broad range of ground systems and devices require satellite communication engineers and business managers to have a broad and sound understanding of the design and operating principles of earth stations and ground control facilities. This book explores the delivery end of the satellite link and its relationship to delivery of services. Authored by a leading authority in the field, the book provides engineers and managers with the knowledge they need to devise their own approach to implementing and managing earth stations and the overall ground segment. Readers find practical guidance in an array of critical areas, including: preparing requirements, performing preliminary analyses, reviewing hardware designs, managing the introduction of the overall ground segment, and more.

The Satellite Communication Applications Handbook

Author: Bruce R. Elbert
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 9781580538084
Format: PDF
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Since the publication of the best-selling first edition of The Satellite Communication Applications Handbook, the satellite communications industry has experienced explosive growth. Satellite radio, direct-to-home satellite television, satellite telephones, and satellite guidance for automobiles are now common and popular consumer products. Similarly, business, government, and defense organizations now rely on satellite communications for day-to-day operations. This second edition covers all the latest advances in satellite technology and applications including direct-to-home broadcasting, digital audio and video, and VSAT networks. Engineers get the latest technical insights into operations, architectures, and systems components.

The Satellite Communication Applications Handbook Second Edition

Author: Bruce R. Elbert
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 1580534902
Format: PDF, Docs
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Since the publication of the best-selling first edition of the Satellite Communication Applications Handbook, the satellite industry has experienced explosive growth thanks to a flood of innovations in consumer electronics, broadcasting, the Internet, transportation, and broadband telecommunications. This second edition covers all the latest advances in satellite technology and applications and features new chapters on mobile digital audio radio and VSAT networks. It updates and expands upon the engineering and management topics that made the first edition a must-have for every satellite communications professional as well as network architects. Engineers get the latest technical details into operations, architectures, and systems components. Managers are brought up to date with the latest business applications as well as regulatory and legal decisions affecting domestic and international markets. the treatment is also of value to marketing, legal, regulatory, and financial and operations professionals who must gain a clear understanding of the capabilities and issues associated with satellite space and ground facilities and services.

Filter Design for Satellite Communications Helical Resonator Technology

Author: Efstratios Doumanis
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 160807756X
Format: PDF, ePub
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This new book primarily addresses the needs of practicing RF and microwave engineers engaged with the design of distributed filters for telecommunication and sensing applications, with particular emphasis on the space sector. This is a contemporary and comprehensive approach to the design of microwave filters with helical resonators. The very detailed step-by-step approach used throughout the book allows you to quickly familiarize with the basic concepts of microwave filter design and confidently engage with the design of helical resonator filters. In particular, several examples that present the design of filters for a wide frequency and applications range would provide a very useful tool at hand for the filter designer. Presenting you with cutting-edge design guidance, this is a complete reference for helical filter design.

Introduction to Satellite Communication

Author: Bruce R. Elbert
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 1596932112
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The book covers all the fundamentals of satellites, ground control systems, and earth stations, considering the design and operation of each major segment. You gain a practical understanding of the basic construction and usage of commercial satellite networksOCohow parts of a satellite system function, how various components interact, which role each component plays, and which factors are the most critical to success."

Satellite Communications Network Design and Analysis

Author: Kenneth Y. Jo
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 1608071952
Format: PDF, Docs
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This authoritative book provides a thorough understanding of the fundamental concepts of satellite communications (SATCOM) network design and performance assessments. You find discussions on a wide class of SATCOM networks using satellites as core components, as well as coverage key applications in the field. This in-depth resource presents a broad range of critical topics, from geosynchronous Earth orbiting (GEO) satellites and direct broadcast satellite systems, to low Earth orbiting (LEO) satellites, radio standards and protocols.This invaluable reference explains the many specific uses of satellite networks, including small-terminal wireless and mobile communications systems. Moreover, this book presents advanced topics such as satellite RF link analyses, optimum transponder loading, on-board processing, antenna characteristics, protected systems, information assurance, and spread spectrums. You are introduced to current and future SATCOM systems and find details on their performance supportabilities. This cutting-edge book also presents trends in multimedia satellite applications and IP services over satellites.

Satellite Communications Systems Engineering

Author: Louis J. Ippolito, Jr.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470754451
Format: PDF
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Provides an invaluable, detailed and up-to-date coverage of atmospheric effects and their impact on satellite communications systems design and performance. Significant progress has been made in the last decade in the understanding and modelling of propagation effects on radio wave propagation in the bands utilized for satellite communications. This book provides a comprehensive description and analysis of all atmospheric effects of concern for today’s satellite systems, and the tools necessary to design the links and to evaluate system performance. This book will serve as an excellent reference to communications engineers, wireless network and system engineers, system designers and graduate students in satellite communications and related areas. Key features: Provides the state of the art in communications satellite link design and performance from the practicing engineer perspective – concise descriptions, specific procedures and comprehensive solutions Contains the calculations and tools necessary for evaluating system performance Provides a complete evaluation of atmospheric effects, modelling and prediction Focuses on the satellite free-space link as the primary element in the design and performance for satellite communications, and recognizes the importance of free-space considerations such as atmospheric effects, frequency of operation and adaptive mitigation techniques a solutions manual is available directly from the author ([email protected])

Laser Space Communications

Author: David G. Aviv
Publisher: Artech House Publishers
ISBN: 9781596930285
Format: PDF, ePub
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Laser space communications is a hot topic among electrical engineers working for the government and in the defense industry, and this groundbreaking resource is the first to offer professionals a thorough, practical treatment of the subject. The book focuses on the feasibility of laser space communications between satellites, satellites and airborne platforms, and satellites and ground based stations to achieve worldwide connectivity. It covers all the critical topics that engineers working in the field need to understand such as weather avoidance, 5th Generation Internet (5-GENIN), and noise photons. This hands-on volume presents simplified, yet highly accurate, engineering expressions of complex mathematics that save practitioners valuable time and effort when working on their challenging projects.

Client server Computing

Author: Bruce R. Elbert
Publisher: Artech House Publishers
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This text explains how products and services from a wide variety of suppliers can be integrated to produce a distributed computing system. It shows how organizations can build sophisticated data communication networks that are integrated with widespread data processing resources. The text addresses a balanced field of hardware (transmission, switching, computing equipment) and software (architecture, protocols, operating systems and middleware), and shows why software is the vital ingredient to produce interoperability in a world of incompatible systems and services.