Introduction to the Satellite Communication Ground Segment. Earth Station Design Philosophy. Space-Ground Interface Requirements. Two-way Communications Service Requirements. One-way (Broadcast) Service Requirements. Ground Segment Baseband Architecture. Earth Station RF Design and Equipment. Signal Impairments and Analysis Tools. Fixed and Mobile User Terminals. Earth Station Facility Design and Site Selection.Principles of Effective Operations and Maintenance.
Bruce Elbert is Managing Director of Applications Strategy Consulting. He received his M.S. from University of Maryland and his M.B.A. from Pepperdine University. He is the author several books, including The Satellite Applications Handbook and Introduction to Satellite Communications, Second Edition, both published by Artech House.