EC351 Satellite Communications

Course Name: 

EC351 Satellite Communications


B.Tech (ECE)


Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-1-0) 4


Introduction to satellite Communications, Space craft, space craft sub systems, Altitude and orbit control systems, Telemetry, tracking and command, Power Systems, Communication sub systems, description of communication systems, transponders, Space craft antennas, Equipment reliability and space qualification, Multiple access systems, FDMA, FDM/FM/FDMA, TDMA, CDMA spread spectrum transmission and reception. Applicability of CDMA to commercial systems, demand access in the INTELSAT. TDMA system, SPADE, the INMARSAT system, Earth station, Satellite television networks.


T. Pratt, Satellite communications, John Wiley, 2002
T. T. Ha., Digital satellite communication, Collier Macmillan, 1986


Electronics and Communication Engineering(ECE)

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Prof. N. Shekar V. Shet, Professor and Head, 
Department of ECE, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar,
Mangalore - 575 025 Karnataka, India.

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