Chapter 8. Very Small Aperture Terminals

  1. Roger L. Freeman

Published Online: 6 MAR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470050446.ch8

Radio System Design for Telecommunications, Third Edition

Radio System Design for Telecommunications, Third Edition

How to Cite

Freeman, R. L. (2006) Very Small Aperture Terminals, in Radio System Design for Telecommunications, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470050446.ch8

Author Information

  1. Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 MAR 2006
  2. Published Print: 30 MAR 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471757139

Online ISBN: 9780470050446

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Keywords:

  • very small aperture terminal (VSAT);
  • access techniques;
  • VSAT network supporting short transaction communication

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definitions of VSAT

  • VSAT Network Applications

  • Technical Description of VSAT Networks and Their Operations

  • Access Techniques

  • A Modest VSAT Network in Support of Short Transaction Communications

  • Interference Issues with VSATs

  • Excess Attenuation Due to Rainfall