Satellite communications

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McGraw-Hill, 1996 - Technology & Engineering - 516 pages
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This comprehensive text provides details on all types of analog and digital satellite communications systems. It clearly explains the "hows" and the "whys" of orbital mechanics; describes basic hardware such as satellite structures, antennas, and earth stations; and spotlights a wide variety of the latest telecommunications applications.

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Overview of Satellite Systems
Orbits and Launching Methods
Radio Wave Propagation

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About the author (1996)

Dennis Roddy is Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada and has more than 40 years of experience in both industrial and technical education. He is also the author of "Radio and Line Transmission, " Volumes 1 and 2, "Introduction to Microelectronics, " and "Microwave Technology;" and coauthor (with J.Coolen) of "Electronic Communications;" and "Electronics.

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