Designed as a text for the undergraduate students of Electronics and Communication Engineering/Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering as well as for postgraduate students of Communication Systems/Electronics and Communication Engineering, the book presents all the topics related to satellite communication in an organised way, starting from the basic concepts to the latest advancements in the field.
The book commences with an introductory chapter that familiarises the readers with the evolution of satellite communication. The following chapters expatiate on orbital mechanics, perturbation factors of the orbit and different orbit configurations. Next, the launching mechanism and satellite sub-systems, which together configure a complete satellite system, are focused. The book further explicates the link calculation to facilitate the design aspect. In addition, satellite access mechanism, and Internet linking via satellite are also outlined in the text. Finally, the concluding chapters of the book elaborate navigation satellite, direct broadcasting satellite television, VSAT and special purpose satellites.
With all the contents enriched by the vast experience of the author, the book provides a comprehensive treatment of the subject, and enables the students to rely upon this exclusive book only.KEY FEATURES