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The implementation of binary transversal filters (b.t.f.) is gaining wide acceptance, due to their operational adaptability to variable bit rates, their achievable high out-of-band attenuation and linear phase performance and to the recent availability of medium-scale integrated components such as charged-coupled devices. The design and evaluation results of a b.t.f. meeting the single channel per carrier Intelsat satellite communications specifications are presented, which are based on Mueller's synthesis method. The performance evaluation problems of these type of filters are also described and, in particular, emphasis is given to the following: out-of-band to in-band power ratio inaccuracies when wideband measurement techniques are employed, and the evaluation of the r.m.s. jitter of b.t.f. based on the jitter probability density function.