Advanced Communications Satellite Systems

@article{Sivo1983AdvancedCS,
  title={Advanced Communications Satellite Systems},
  author={Joseph N. Sivo},
  journal={IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications},
  year={1983},
  volume={1},
  pages={580-588}
}
Demand for in-orbit capacity through the use of satellite systems will continue throughout the next two decades. The potential of the 30/20 GHz frequency band for fixed satellite services will be exploited. However, many technology questions must be answered if the band is to be used commercially because of the high rain fades that can occur at these high frequencies. NASA has conducted a technology development program in high gain antenna and on-board switching and processing systems which can… CONTINUE READING

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