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Radiodetermination Satellite Services and Standards : Telecommunications Library - M.A. Rothblatt

Radiodetermination Satellite Services and Standards

Telecommunications Library

Hardcover Published: 19th July 1987
ISBN: 9780890062395
Number Of Pages: 204

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Prefacep. xi
Description of Radiodetermination Satellite Servicep. 1
Overview of RDSSp. 1
RDSS Territory in the Radio Spectrump. 3
Zoned Primarily for Positioning Techniquesp. 6
Zoned Secondarily for Messaging Techniquesp. 8
RDSS in the Mobile Communication Environmentp. 9
Current Array of Mobile Communication Technologyp. 12
Mobile Communication Technology for the 1990sp. 16
RDSS Technological Evolutionary Pathsp. 18
Brief History of the Creation of RDSSp. 19
ITU Definition of the Service in 1971p. 19
FCC Regulatory Proceedingsp. 20
ITU Implementation of the Service in 1987p. 22
RDSS System Architecturep. 25
General System Designp. 25
RDSS Information Flowsp. 25
Communication Theoryp. 27
Positioning Theory and Accuracyp. 36
Rigorous Vector Analysis of RDSS Positioning Accuracyp. 44
Comparison with System Architecture of Other Satellite Systems Capable of RDSS Types of Services -- Argos and Mobile Satellite Servicep. 58
Space-Segment Designp. 69
L-Band Receiving Subsystemp. 69
S-Band Transmitting Subsystemp. 72
Control-Segment Designp. 73
Inbound Traffic Hardware and Softwarep. 75
Outbound Traffic Hardware and Softwarep. 75
System Ephemerisp. 76
Control-Center Data Processing Hardware Configurationp. 77
Control-Center Software Structurep. 79
User-Segment Designp. 89
Standardized Baseband Processor (BBP) Functionsp. 92
Standardized Transmitter Functionsp. 99
Standardized Receiver Specificationsp. 102
Standardized Serial Device Interfacep. 104
Nontransceiver-Based Interface to Control Centerp. 108
Appendix 2.A: RDSS Accuracy Matrix Calculations (3 andtimes; 7)p. 109
Appendix 2.B: RDSS Accuracy Matrix Calculations (3 andtimes; 9)p. 117
System Managementp. 121
Management of System Trafficp. 121
Random-Access Spread-Spectrum TDMA Protocolp. 121
System Loading Constraintsp. 122
Data Processing Requirementsp. 123
System Management Issues for Other Satellite Systems Capable of RDSS Types of Services: Argos and Mobile Satellite Systemsp. 125
Inter-RDSS System Managementp. 133
Controlling Interference with Non-RDSS Systemsp. 138
Sharing with the Fixed Microwave Servicep. 138
Sharing with Other Satellite Servicesp. 139
Sharing with Radio Astronomyp. 139
System Applicationsp. 143
Aeronautical RDSSp. 143
Communication, Navigation, and Surveillance (CNS)p. 143
Collision-Avoidance System (CAS) Technologyp. 144
Alternative Approach to the Emergency Locating Transmitter (ELT) Problemp. 145
Aeronautical RDSS Implementation Considerationsp. 146
Maritime RDSSp. 148
Maritime Requirements for RDSSp. 148
RDSS Applications to Hydrographic and Other Maritime Needsp. 150
Future Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (FGMDSS)p. 151
Land-Mobile RDSSp. 152
Land-Mobile RDSS Market Descriptionp. 153
Land-Mobile RDSS Market Potentialp. 153
Land-Mobile RDSS Competitionp. 156
Land-Mobile RDSS Market Share: The Voice Issuep. 158
Personal RDSSp. 160
Personal RDSS Market Potentialp. 162
Personal RDSS Competitionp. 162
Personal RDSS Market Sharep. 164
Special RDSS Applicationsp. 165
Law Enforcementp. 166
Demographic RDSSp. 172
Hazardous Materials Controlp. 176
International Liaisonp. 177
Bibliographyp. 181
Indexp. 185
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ISBN: 9780890062395
ISBN-10: 0890062390
Series: Telecommunications Library
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 204
Published: 19th July 1987
Publisher: Artech House Publishers
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.47

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