Satellite communications/Related Articles
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- Telecommunications : Add brief definition or description
- Satellite orbits : The path of a celestial body or an artificial satellite as it revolves around another body.
- Radio : Transmission and reception of information, which can be voice, data or imagery over electromagnetic radiation in free space (i.e., wireless). The information is modulated onto a carrier wave
- Laser : Device that produces a very narrow, highly concentrated beam of coherent light, using the principle of amplification of electromagnetic waves by stimulated emission of radiation.
- MILSTAR : The operational but obsolescent family of U.S. military communications satellites, optimized for providing survivable low to medium data rate communications under conditions of nuclear and electronic attack
- Defense Satellite Communications System : A currently operational U.S. system of military communications satellites, providing worldwide coverage among fixed and semifixed sites, with moderately high data rates
- Advanced Extremely High Frequency (satellite) : A system of survivable, high-speed military communications satellites going into service, developed by the U.S. Air Force with British, Canadian and Dutch participation
- Wideband Global Satellite : A new high-capacity satellite system, starting from commercial-off-the-shelf-technology, that the U.S. military began to operate in 2007
- Global Broadcast Service : A U.S. military communications satellite system, used for the one-way distribution of large files and real-time video (originally from MQ-1 Predator unmanned aerial vehicles in Bosnia), over Internet Protocol, from a small number of geographic and theater uplinks to several hundred receiving stations
- MQ-8 : A multipurpose unmanned aerial vehicle, in the form of a helicopter with relatively long endurance, whose functions include surveillance and communications relay
- Transformational Satellite System : Add brief definition or description