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A geostationary satellite system for mobile multimedia applications using portable, aeronautical and mobile terminalsA geostationary satellite system for mobile multimedia services via portable, aeronautical and mobile terminals was developed within the framework of the Advanced Communications Technology Service (ACTS) programs. The architecture of the system developed under the 'satellite extremely high frequency communications for multimedia mobile services (SECOMS)/ACTS broadband aeronautical terminal experiment' (ABATE) project is presented. The system will be composed of a Ka band system component, and an extremely high frequency band component. The major characteristics of the space segment, the ground control station and the portable, aeronautical and mobile user terminals are outlined.
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Losquadro, G.
(Alenia Spazio S.p.A. Rome Italy)
Luglio, M.
(Tor Vergata Univ. Rome Italy)
Vatalaro, F.
(Tor Vergata Univ. Rome Italy)
Date Acquired
August 18, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1997
Subject Category
Communications And Radar
Meeting Information
1997 International Mobile Satellite Conference(Pasadena, CA)
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