October 1978 | NTIA Special Publication SP-78-2

Fixed-Satellite and Broadcasting-Satellite Service Considerations for 1979 GWARC Planning

Hiroshi Akima; Peter M. McManamon; Paul I. Wells

Abstract: This publiction discusses technical and economic aspects related to the fixed-satellite and broadcasting-satelliate services. Planning studies in support of the 1979 General World Administrative Radio Conference (GWARC) are presented for the frequenc range of 2500 MHz to 14.5 GHz. Spectrum sharing concepts, economic (including market) factors, hybrid satellites, and orbit-spectrum utilization factors are reviewed.

Keywords: broadcasting-satellite service (BSS); fixed-satellite service (FSS); orbit-spectrum utilization; satellite communications; spectrum sharing; World Administrative Radio Conference (WARC)

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Ed Drocella, Chief,
Spectrum Engineering and Analysis Division
Office of Spectrum Management
National Telecommunications and Information Administration
(202) 482-1652

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