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The application of a novel two-way mobile satellite communications and vehicle tracking system to the transportation industry

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3 Author(s)
Jacobs, I.M. ; QUALCOMM Inc., San Diego, CA, USA ; Salmasi, A. ; Bernard, T.J.

A two-way mobile satellite communications and vehicle position reporting system currently operational in the US and Europe is described. The system characteristics and service operations are described in detail, and technical descriptions of the equipment and signal processing techniques are provided. The application of this technology to the land transportation industry, specifically the over-the-road truckload motor carrier segment, and the types of benefits being derived by the current users are described.<>

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Vehicular Technology, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:40 ,  Issue: 1 )