Chapter 11. The Mobile Satellite Channel

  1. Louis J. Ippolito Jr.1,2

Published Online: 21 AUG 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470754443.ch11

Satellite Communications Systems Engineering: Atmospheric Effects, Satellite Link Design and System Performance

Satellite Communications Systems Engineering: Atmospheric Effects, Satellite Link Design and System Performance

How to Cite

Ippolito, L. J. (2008) The Mobile Satellite Channel, in Satellite Communications Systems Engineering: Atmospheric Effects, Satellite Link Design and System Performance, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470754443.ch11

Author Information

  1. 1

    ITT Advanced Engineering & Sciences, USA

  2. 2

    The George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 AUG 2008
  2. Published Print: 5 SEP 2008

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series on Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing

Book Series Editors:

  1. Dr Xuemin (Sherman) Shen3 and
  2. Dr Yi Pan4

Series Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Waterloo, Canada

  2. 4

    Georgia State University, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470725276

Online ISBN: 9780470754443

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Keywords:

  • mobile satellite service (MSS) channel environment;
  • mobile channel propagation;
  • terrestrial cellular and satellite mobile systems;
  • narrowband channel;
  • multipath fading (fast fading or small scale fading);
  • Ricean K-Factor;
  • roadside tree multipath;
  • handheld terminal blockage

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Mobile Channel Propagation

  • Narrowband Channel

  • Wideband Channel

  • Multi-Satellite Mobile Links

  • References