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IEEE Communications Magazine

Issue 5 • September 1980

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  • [Front cover and table of contents]

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s): 0
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  • President's message [IEEE Communications Society delegation to visit industrial plants and universities in China]

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s): 2
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  • Guest editorial future directions in satellite communications

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s):3 - 4
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  • Space telecommunications

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s):5 - 11
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    This paper will review the evolution of the various types of satellite systems and their. launch vehicles and contemplate. the future. Although some truly gigantic satellites have been imagined by others, the view expressed here is that technical and economic considerations will limit satellite size through the end of this century to more modest proportions, not greatly exceeding those of satellit... View full abstract»

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  • The SBS system and services

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s):12 - 15
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    The SBS System is designed to serve the full spectrum of communications needs of a large community of business and government organizations and other communications users. SBS dedicated networks for integrated applications will be especially advantageous for customers who generate large volumes of communications traffic at a number of geographically dispersed locations. In addition, SBS will offer... View full abstract»

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  • Satellite multiple access protocols

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s):16 - 20
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    This paper presents a tutorial on the varioupsr otocols used in satellite data transmission. The most important characteristic of the satellite system is the ability of the earth stations, located at geographically dispersed areas, to access the satellite to transmit and to receive data. The area covered by a geostationary satellite is a function of the satellite??s receiving and transmitting ante... View full abstract»

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  • NTT's domestic satellite communication system

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s):25 - 34
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    The author presents a survey of Japanese satellite technology on the brink of the "second generation." View full abstract»

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  • Talk with an astronaut turned telephone man

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s):35 - 39
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    James Lovell, a space pioneer, participated in the Gemini and Apollo space programs, and wast he first person to make a second voyage to the moon. He retired from the US Navy with the rank of Captain. Currently he is President of Fisk Telephone Systems, a Houston-based independent. During the International Conference on Communications (KC ??80) in Seattle, the interviewer spoke with Mr. Lovell abo... View full abstract»

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  • Results of readership survey

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s):44 - 47
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  • Gentle diversions

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s):49 - 57
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  • Book reviews - Computer networks and their protocols

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s): 58
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  • Book reviews - Digital image processing

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s): 59
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  • News

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s): 60
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  • ICC '80 a follow-up

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s):62 - 64
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  • Conferences

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s): 65
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  • Meeting reports

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s):66 - 67
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  • U.S. Abstracts

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s): 68
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  • International abstracts

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s): 69
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  • Short courses

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s): 70
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  • Classified advertising

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s): 72
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  • Conference calendar

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s):73 - 75
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  • [Back cover]

    Publication Year: 1980, Page(s): c4
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