Chapter 9. The Composite Link

  1. Louis J. Ippolito Jr.1,2

Published Online: 21 AUG 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470754443.ch9

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 Composite Link, in Satellite Communications Systems Engineering: Atmospheric Effects, Satellite Link Design and System Performance, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470754443.ch9

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:

  • composite link;
  • satellite communication transmission path link degradations;
  • link performance parameter calculations;
  • frequency translation (FT) satellite;
  • uplink limited and downlink limited;
  • on-board processing (OBP) satellite;
  • frequency translation (FT) and on-board processing (OBP) satellite performance;
  • FT transponder – uplink carrier-to-noise density

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Frequency Translation (FT) Satellite

  • On-Board Processing (OBP) Satellite

  • Comparison of FT and OBP Performance

  • Intermodulation Noise

  • Link Design Summary

  • References

  • Problems