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Mobile satellite communications handbook

Author: Roger Cochetti
Publisher: Hoboken. New Jersey : Wiley, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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With a Preface by noted satellite scientist Dr. Ahmad Ghais, the Second Edition reflects the expanded user base for this technology by updating information on historic, current, and planned  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Cochetti, Roger.
Mobile satellite communications handbook.
Hoboken. New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2015
(DLC) 2014002861
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Cochetti
ISBN: 9781118357026 1118357027
OCLC Number: 868982251
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 249 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1 Introduction to Satellite Communications : 1.1 A Brief History of Satellite Communications ; 1.2 Current Major Communications Satellite Systems --
2 Overview of the Technology : 2.1 Introduction ; 2.2 Radio Frequencies ; 2.3 Orbits ; 2.4 Satellites and Earth Stations ; 2.5 Channels, Link Analysis, and Networks --
3 Early Proposals for Mobile Satellite Communications : 3.1 Military Interest in Mobile Satellite Communications ; 3.2 NASA Efforts ; 3.3 Aerosat ; 3.4 Maresat --
4 Marisat and Marecs: Pioneering Commercial Mobile SatelliteServices : 4.1 Marisat ; 4.2 Marecs --
5 Introduction to INMARSAT : 5.1 Origins of the INMARSAT Organization ; 5.2 US Participation in the INMARSAT Organization ; 5.3 Structure of the INMARSAT Organization ; 5.4 Ownership of the INMARSAT Organization ; 5.5 Land Earth Stations (LESs) in INMARSAT ; 5.6 Mobile Terminals in INMARSAT ; 5.7 INMARSAT System Services ; 5.8 Transformation of the INMARSAT Organization ; 5.9 ICO Global Communications --
6 INMARSAT plc : 6.1 Introduction to INMARSAT plc ; 6.2 INMARSAT s Satellites ; 6.3 INMARSAT s Services --
7 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Mobile Satellite Communications Systems : 7.1 Methodology ; 7.2 Iridium ; 7.3 Globalstar ; 7.4 ORBCOMM --
8 Non-Inmarsat Geostationary Mobile Satellite Communications Systems : 8.1 OmniTRACS ; 8.2 Thuraya ; 8.3 Mobile Satellite Communications Services from Intelsat --
9 Other Important Mobile Satellite Communications Systems : 9.1 O3b ; 9.2 SES ; 9.3 LightSquared ; 9.4 TerreStar ; 9.5 Asia Cellular Satellite (ACeS) ; 9.6 Mexsat ; 9.7 Google --
10 Military Mobile Satellite Communications Systems : 10.1 1980s 1990s History ; 10.2 US Military Mobile Satellite Communications Post 9/11 --
Appendix I US Communications Satellite Timeline 1940s Through1990s --
Appendix II Background Statements by the InternationalTelecommunications Union on Mobile Satellite Communications Frequency Assignments 1996, 1997, and 2000 --
Appendix III Public Services Agreement Between the InternationalMobile Satellite Organization and INMARSAT --
Appendix IV Mobile Satellite Communications Excerpts From U.S.Federal Communications Commission Report on U.S. Commercial MobileServices --
Index.
Responsibility: Roger Cochetti, foreward by Ahmad F. Ghais.

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