Satellite Technology, Second Edition is a complete update of this popular handbook exploring the world of communication satellites. It will help broadcast professionals and students fully understand these indispensable telecommunications tools. Written in easy-to-understand language, this book covers topics ranging from theories of satellite operation to practical instructions for the initial set-up of mobile earth stations.
The second edition has been thoroughly updated to include:
· the impact of rapid advances in digital technology,
· the mass deployment of digital DBS systems,
· new initiatives in satellite design, and
· changes in regulations.