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Issue 6 • Date November 1977

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  • [Front cover and table of contents]

    Publication Year: 1977, Page(s): 0
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  • People in the news

    Publication Year: 1977, Page(s): 1
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  • ComSoc spotlight

    Publication Year: 1977, Page(s):2 - 3
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  • Society & chapter news

    Publication Year: 1977, Page(s): 3
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  • An IEEE meeting on subjective testing of voiceband codecs

    Publication Year: 1977, Page(s):4 - 5
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    Subjective testing of existing and proposed communication systems is an important element of network planning and equipment design. With the evolution over the years of world telecommunications, the nature and levels of impairments experienced by system users have changed,and as a consequence, a variety of subjective testing procedures have come into existence. Discusses the technologies, communic... View full abstract»

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  • Communications technology: 25 years in retrospect

    Publication Year: 1977, Page(s):6 - 8
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    Reports on the technologies, applications, systems, and communications facilities that have been developed over the past 25 years. View full abstract»

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  • Bulletins

    Publication Year: 1977, Page(s): 9
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  • The planetary exploration program

    Publication Year: 1977, Page(s):10 - 11
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    The U. S. program for space exploration of the planets began with the Mariner 2 flyby of Venus in 1962. Since then a series of Mariners have gone to Mercury and Mars, in addition to Venus. Pioneer-class spacecraft have flown through the asteroid belt and have passed by Jupiter. The Viking mission carried Out a spectacularly successful series of measurements at Mars. These past missions will be fol... View full abstract»

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  • From 8-1/3 bits/s to 100,000 bits/s in ten years

    Publication Year: 1977, Page(s):12 - 15
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    During the first 11 years of its planetary program, the United States sent seven spacecraft to explore the inner planets: Venus, Mars, and Mercury. At the beginning of this period, the telemetry data rate was 8-1/3 bits/s; by the end of the period it was 120 kbits/s, a more than ten-thousand-fold increase. To identify the major factors involved, the form of a deep space telemetry system is describ... View full abstract»

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  • Planetary telecommunication development during the next ten years

    Publication Year: 1977, Page(s):16 - 19
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    The past Mariner missions to the inner planets have greatly increased our knowledge about Mars, Venus, and Mercury. The continued success of these missions has been enhanced by the evolution of communication technology, with the main growth in the ground capability. The missions during the next decade will concentrate on the outer planets, with requirements to operate over greatly increased ranges... View full abstract»

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  • The search for extraterrestrial intelligence: Telecommunications technology

    Publication Year: 1977, Page(s):20 - 23
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    Efforts to discover evidence of intelligent extraterrestrial life have become not only feasible, but respectable. Fledgling observational projects have begun that will use stateof-the-art hardware to develop sophisticated receiving and data processing systems. The rationale behind the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI), the manner in which the program is taking shape, and the implicat... View full abstract»

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  • Calendar of events

    Publication Year: 1977, Page(s): 24
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  • NTC '77 conference brief

    Publication Year: 1977, Page(s): 25
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  • Call for papers

    Publication Year: 1977, Page(s):26 - 27
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  • What's new

    Publication Year: 1977, Page(s): 27
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  • Book reviews - Imaging in 3-Dimensions: Three dimensional imaging techniques

    Publication Year: 1977, Page(s): 28
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  • International abstracts

    Publication Year: 1977, Page(s): 29
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  • Correction

    Publication Year: 1977, Page(s): 29
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  • U.S. Abstracts

    Publication Year: 1977, Page(s):30 - 31
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  • Huge iceberg in Antarctic spotted by environmental satellite

    Publication Year: 1977, Page(s): 31
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  • U.S.International telecommunications industry analysed

    Publication Year: 1977, Page(s): 32
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  • [Back cover]

    Publication Year: 1977, Page(s): c4
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Aims & Scope

This Periodical ceased publication in 1978. The current retitled publication is 

IEEE Communications Magazine.

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