The revised and updated sixth edition of Satellite Communications Systems contains information on the most recent advances related to satellite communications systems, technologies, network architectures and new requirements of services and applications. The authors – noted experts on the topic – cover the state-of-the-art satellite communication systems and technologies and examine the relevant topics concerning communication and network technologies, concepts, techniques and algorithms. New to this edition is information on internetworking with the broadband satellite systems, more intensive coverage of Ka band technologies, GEO high throughput satellite (HTS), LEO constellations and the potential to support the current new broadband Internet services as well as future developments for global information infrastructure.The authors offer details on digital communication systems and broadband networks in order to provide high-level researchers and professional engineers an authoritative reference. The companion website provides slides for instructors to teach and for students to learn. In addition, the book is designed in a user-friendly format.
Keywords: Guide to satellite communications systems; techniques and technology; satellite network architecture; satellite communication applications; state of the art satellite communications; international standards from ITU-R
Guide to satellite communications systems; techniques and technology; satellite network architecture; satellite communication applications; state of the art satellite communications; international standards from ITU-R, ITU-T, ETSI, CCSDS and IETF; algorithms of satellite communications; GEO satellites; MEO/LEO constellation satellites; DVB-S/S2/S2X; DVB-RCS/RCS2/RCS2X; IP over satellites; inter satellite links