Satellite services and systems, part I

Luff, John
December 2011
Broadcast Engineering (World Edition);Dec2011, Vol. 53 Issue 12, p38
The article focuses on satellite systems and services. It states that the Soviet Molniya satellites were stationary for long hours, but sped up considerably when they were closer. It mentions that satellites, which were initially used for short-duration transatlantic interconnection in televisions, may benefit from high-quality distribution. It says that the feed and antenna must be well developed to attain adequate performance in the core of the satellite's beam.


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