Satellite Communications by Timothy PrattSatellite Communications by Timothy Pratt

Satellite Communications

byTimothy Pratt, Charles W. Bostian, Jeremy E. Allnutt

Hardcover | October 25, 2002

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Includes chapters on orbital mechanics, spacecraft construction, satellite-path radio wave propagation, modulation techniques, multiple access, and a detailed analysis of the communications link.
Title:Satellite CommunicationsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:560 pages, 10.1 × 7.25 × 1 inPublished:October 25, 2002Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:047137007X

ISBN - 13:9780471370079

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Table of Contents

Preface.

Introduction.

Orbital Mechanics and Launchers.

Satellites.

Satellite Link Design.

Modulation and Multiplexing Techniques for Satellite Links.

Multiple Access.

Error Control for Digital Satellite Links.

Propagation Effects and their Impact on Satellite-Earth Links.

VSAT SYSTEMS.

Low Earth Orbit and Non-Geostationary Satellite Systems.

Direct Broadcast Satellite Television and Radio.

Satellite Navigation and the Global Positioning System.

Appendix A: Decibels in Communications Engineering.

Appendix B: FDM/FM/FDMA Analog Telephone Transmission.

Appendix C: Complementary Error Function erfc(x) and Q Function Q(z).

Appendix D: The Simple Attenuation Model.

Glossary.

Index.