Mobile Satellite Communications Handbook / Edition 1

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Mobile Satellite Communications Handbook, Second Edition, serves to provide background for the earliest proposals to the most current advances in technology used for INMARSAT and NON-INMARSAT mobile-satellite communications.
• Revised edition will serve both technical and non-technical professionals who rely every day on mobile satellite communications
• Describes and explains historic, current, and planned civil, commercial, and military mobile satellite communication systems.
• 1st Edition charts and tables updated and expanded with current material for today’s mobile satellite technology

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Meet the Author

Roger Cochetti has been an executive in the technology sector for over thirty years, including COMSAT Mobile Communications, IBM, VeriSign and other technology businesses. He has served as a Member of the United Sates Department of State Advisory Committee on Information and Communications Policy during both the Bush and Obama administrations. Cochetti is the author of The Mobile Satellite Communications Handbook; John Wiley & Sons/Quantum; 1998 and of numerous published white papers and monographs on technology matters. He earned a Bachelor’s degree from GeorgetownUniversity, a Master’s from JohnsHopkinsUniversity and has been listed among Who's Who in America for over a decade.

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Table of Contents

Introduction to Satellite Communications.

Early Proposals for Mobile Satellite Communications.

Marisat and Marecs: Pioneering Commercial Mobile Satellite Services.


Other Mobile Satellite Communications Systems in Service.

Planned Geostationary Mobile Satellite Systems.

Planned Low Earth Orbiting Mobile Satellite Systems for Telephone Service.

Planned Low Earth Orbiting Mobile Satellite Systems for Data Service.

Other Planned Mobile Satellite Communications Systems.

A Note on Radio Spectrum Issues.



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