Starting with the basic ideas behind satellite communications from satellite orbits to noise and modulation, Satellite Communications Technology explains the underlying principles of satellite communications systems. It continues, in detail, explaining how satellites, earth stations and their constituent parts work. Finally Satellite Communications Technology describes how all of the main satellite communications services are implemented, explaining the technology used, network configurations and the signal types employed, and giving examples of typical equipment used to provide these services.
Satellite Communications Technology provides a detailed overview of modern satellite communications and the technology behind it for everyone who needs to understand the principles of the technology and what it is capable of.
About the Author
Mike Armstrong-Smith is the Technical Director of Microcom Systems, a consultancy specialising in the space technology and satellite communications markets. He has been a consultant to the space industry for over thirty years.