Satellite communications pocket book

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Newnes, 1994 - Computers - 203 pages
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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 technologies for HDTV are covered, in this wide-ranging review of technologies used in Europe, America, the Middle East and Asia. Drawing on James Wood's extensive experience as an engineer in the international broadcasting industry and a technical broadcast journalist, this book will provide the essential details of satellite communications.

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Contents

Historical overview of communications
5
Growth in satellite communication systems
20
a risk industry
48
Copyright

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About the author (1994)

James Wood was chief literary critic of "The Guardian" (London) and is senior editor at "The New Republic," His first collection of essays, "The Broken Estate," was published in 1999. He lives in Washington, D.C.

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