The Resource Satellite communications for the nonspecialist, Mark R. Chartrand

Satellite communications for the nonspecialist, Mark R. Chartrand

Label
Satellite communications for the nonspecialist
Title
Satellite communications for the nonspecialist
Statement of responsibility
Mark R. Chartrand
Creator
Contributor
Author
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Based on Mark Chartrand's highly successful seminar series, this book is a comprehensive introduction to satellite communications covering a broad sweep of regulatory, standards, economics, business, operational, and technical subjects. The text is easily readable, highly entertaining, and truly geared for the nontechnical. Dr. Chartrand employs his unique ability gained over two decades of teaching to explain complex technical and satellite applications to professionals in marketing, finance, law, public relations, and journalism, as well as personnel in ancillary fields and members of the public who wish to better understand the satellite industry
Member of
Additional physical form
Also available in print version
Cataloging source
SPIES
Dewey number
621.382/5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TK5104
LC item number
.C47 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
SPIE Press monograph
Series volume
PM128
Target audience
adult
Label
Satellite communications for the nonspecialist, Mark R. Chartrand
Publication
Copyright
Note
"SPIE Digital Library."--Website
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 409-411) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Part 1: Telecommunications and satellites: Chapter 1. Introduction and some historical background; Chapter 2. The legal and regulatory environment of telecommunications; Chapter 3. Satellite telecommunications: users, applications, and markets -- Part 2: Technical background: Chapter 4. Basic definitions and measurements; Chapter 5. The spectrum and its uses; Chapter 6. Analog and digital signals; Chapter 7. Carrying information on waves; Chapter 8. Signal flow, quality, and noise -- Part 3: The space segment: Chapter 9. The space environment; Chapter 10. Orbits; Chapter 11. Orbital slots, frequencies, footprints, and coverage; Chapter 12. Out to launch; Chapter 13. Satellite systems and construction; Chapter 14. Satellite operations: housekeeping and communications -- Part 4: The ground segment: Chapter 15. Earth stations: types, hardware, and pointing; Chapter 16. Earth stations: antenna properties; Chapter 17. Earth stations: signal flow, electronics, EIRP, and G/T -- Part 5: The satellite <-> earth link: Chapter 18. Atmospheric effects on signals; Chapter 19. Putting it all together: link budgets; Chapter 20. Multiple access: many users on one satellite -- Part 6: Satellite communications systems: Chapter 21. Satellite communications providers and competitors; Chapter 22. Issues, trends, and the future
  • Appendices: A. Glossary of common satellite telecommunication terms; B. List of common acronyms and abbreviations; C. Selected bibliography for additional reading; D. Periodicals and newsletters; E. Mathematical background and details -- Index
Control code
ocn985344769
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 437 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781510604506
Media category
electronic
Media MARC source
isbdmedia
Other control number
10.1117/3.2249071
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36995952
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)985344769
  • spie1510604502

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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