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Satellite communications pocket book

Author: James Wood
Publisher: Oxford ; Boston : Newnes, 1994.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Every facet of satellite technology is included in this concise reference guide to a fast developing field. The latest systems are included and the coverage is worldwide. Supplemented with tables, formulae and footprints for satellites, this pocket book is the first place for communications engineers, students, satellite industry personnel and enthusiasts to look for essential data. DBS and other enabling  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wood, James, 1920-
Satellite communications pocket book
(DLC) 93039894
(OCoLC)29024623
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Wood
ISBN: 9781483292083 1483292088
OCLC Number: 881847598
Description: 1 online resource (203 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Historical overview; the satellite age; growth in satellite communication systems; launching into space - a risk industry; elements of satellite communication systems; television transmisssion systems; high definition televisions systems (HDTV); direct broadcasting by satellite (DBS); multiplexed analogue component systems (MAC) encryption; propagation of satellite signals; domestic receiving system for DBS; satellite television as a mass medium; Astra, Eutelsat and CNN; VSATs and Earth terminals; international maritime satellite services (Immarsat); emergent technologies.
Responsibility: James Wood.

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Every facet of satellite technology is included in this reference book. The latest systems are included and the coverage is worldwide, supplemented with tables, fomulae and footprints for most common  Read more...

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