Persistent Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/10150/614350
Title:
Low Cost Airborne Terminal Concepts for UHF Satellite Communications
Author:
Brandon, W. T.; Ruddy, J. M.; Wilson, Q. C.
Affiliation:
The MITRE Corporation
Issue Date:
1980-10
Rights:
Copyright © International Foundation for Telemetering
Collection Information:
Proceedings from the International Telemetering Conference are made available by the International Foundation for Telemetering and the University of Arizona Libraries. Visit http://www.telemetry.org/index.php/contact-us if you have questions about items in this collection.
Publisher:
International Foundation for Telemetering
Journal:
International Telemetering Conference Proceedings
Abstract:
Cost is an important aspect to most new communications systems. However, in military systems, performance concerns generally dominate initial development. Economic refinements to second and third generation equipments result from competitive pressures after functional requirements have stabilized. Satellite communications terminal requirements have not been stable primarily because economically attractive solutions to satellite jamming and physical attack vulnerabilities have not been collectively identified. Recognizing the incomplete resolution of the threat issue, this paper makes a forecast of what second and third generation ultra high frequency (UHF) satellite terminals could be like. An improved terminal concept is described which suggests near term modifications to present UHF satellite terminals as well. Satellite terminal line replaceable units (LRUs), which possess unique system functions in present UHF satellite systems, are reconsidered using ground rules which exclude restrictions imposed by present satellite designs. Terminal segment costs are assumed to dominate system acquisition costs, justifying increased space segment complexity. Considerations guiding the low cost UHF airborne terminal concepts in this paper are shown in the table below. Terminal concepts are constrained by the MAC, SAC, and TAC airborne environments as it affects personnel and equipment but not by current space segment designs.
Sponsors:
International Foundation for Telemetering
ISSN:
0884-5123; 0074-9079
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http://www.telemetry.org/

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dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.titleLow Cost Airborne Terminal Concepts for UHF Satellite Communicationsen_US
dc.contributor.authorBrandon, W. T.en
dc.contributor.authorRuddy, J. M.en
dc.contributor.authorWilson, Q. C.en
dc.contributor.departmentThe MITRE Corporationen
dc.date.issued1980-10-
dc.rightsCopyright © International Foundation for Telemeteringen
dc.description.collectioninformationProceedings from the International Telemetering Conference are made available by the International Foundation for Telemetering and the University of Arizona Libraries. Visit http://www.telemetry.org/index.php/contact-us if you have questions about items in this collection.en
dc.publisherInternational Foundation for Telemeteringen
dc.description.abstractCost is an important aspect to most new communications systems. However, in military systems, performance concerns generally dominate initial development. Economic refinements to second and third generation equipments result from competitive pressures after functional requirements have stabilized. Satellite communications terminal requirements have not been stable primarily because economically attractive solutions to satellite jamming and physical attack vulnerabilities have not been collectively identified. Recognizing the incomplete resolution of the threat issue, this paper makes a forecast of what second and third generation ultra high frequency (UHF) satellite terminals could be like. An improved terminal concept is described which suggests near term modifications to present UHF satellite terminals as well. Satellite terminal line replaceable units (LRUs), which possess unique system functions in present UHF satellite systems, are reconsidered using ground rules which exclude restrictions imposed by present satellite designs. Terminal segment costs are assumed to dominate system acquisition costs, justifying increased space segment complexity. Considerations guiding the low cost UHF airborne terminal concepts in this paper are shown in the table below. Terminal concepts are constrained by the MAC, SAC, and TAC airborne environments as it affects personnel and equipment but not by current space segment designs.en
dc.description.sponsorshipInternational Foundation for Telemeteringen
dc.identifier.issn0884-5123-
dc.identifier.issn0074-9079-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/614350-
dc.identifier.journalInternational Telemetering Conference Proceedingsen
dc.typetexten
dc.typeProceedingsen
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